Maria DiBattista: "Fast-Talking Dames" (Yale)

Maria DiBattista: "Fast-Talking Dames" (Yale)

Actresses of the 1930s and 40s - like Rosalind Russell, Katharine Hepburn, and Myrna Loy - are remembered for roles and performances that were smart and sassy. Maria DiBattista, a professor of English and film studies at Princeton...

Actresses of the 1930s and 40s - like Rosalind Russell, Katharine Hepburn, and Myrna Loy - are remembered for roles and performances that were smart and sassy. Maria DiBattista, a professor of English and film studies at Princeton University, recalls the lively and sharp dialogue of the "screwball comedy" era in her new book.

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Maria DiBattista

author and professor of English and film studies at Princeton

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