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date: 13 October 2019

Hollywood, 

Source:
The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature
Author(s):

James D. Hart

district of Los Angeles, situated eight miles northeast of the city’s downtown and long famous as the center of motion-picture production for the world. Because of this association the area became synonymous with the flamboyance and glamour attached to the industry and its stars. Besides inspiring a great quantity of romantic fiction as well as serious sociological studies, the place has been the subject of much satirical treatment, e.g. ... ...

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