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‘What price widowhood?’: The faded stardom of Norma Shearer

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‘What price widowhood?’ : The faded stardom of Norma Shearer. / Lanckman, Lies.

Lasting Screen Stars: Images that Fade and Personas that Endure. ed. / Lucy Bolton; Julie Lobalzo Wright. Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2016. p. 71-83.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Harvard

Lanckman, L 2016, ‘What price widowhood?’: The faded stardom of Norma Shearer. in L Bolton & J Lobalzo Wright (eds), Lasting Screen Stars: Images that Fade and Personas that Endure. Palgrave Macmillan UK, pp. 71-83. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-40733-7_6

APA

Lanckman, L. (2016). ‘What price widowhood?’: The faded stardom of Norma Shearer. In L. Bolton, & J. Lobalzo Wright (Eds.), Lasting Screen Stars: Images that Fade and Personas that Endure (pp. 71-83). Palgrave Macmillan UK. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-40733-7_6

Vancouver

Lanckman L. ‘What price widowhood?’: The faded stardom of Norma Shearer. In Bolton L, Lobalzo Wright J, editors, Lasting Screen Stars: Images that Fade and Personas that Endure. Palgrave Macmillan UK. 2016. p. 71-83 https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-40733-7_6

Author

Lanckman, Lies. / ‘What price widowhood?’ : The faded stardom of Norma Shearer. Lasting Screen Stars: Images that Fade and Personas that Endure. editor / Lucy Bolton ; Julie Lobalzo Wright. Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2016. pp. 71-83

Bibtex

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