skip to content
A companion to film noir Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

A companion to film noir

Author: Andrew Spicer; Helen Hanson
Publisher: Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"An authoritative companion that offers a wide-ranging thematic survey of this enduringly popular cultural form and includes scholarship from both established and emerging scholars as well as analysis of film noir's influence on other media including television and graphic novels. Covers a wealth of new approaches to film noir and neo-noir that explore issues ranging from conceptualization to cross-media influences
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Spicer; Helen Hanson
ISBN: 9781444336276 1444336274
OCLC Number: 832261470
Description: xx, 522 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword / James Naremore --
Introduction : the problem of film noir / Andrew Spicer --
Part I. Conceptualizing film noir --
The strange case of film noir / Robert Porfirio --
Genre, hybridity, heterogeneity : or, the noir-SF-vampire-zombie-splatter-romance-comedy-action-thriller problem / Mark Bould --
A wet emptiness : the phenomenology of film noir / Henrik Gustafsson --
Cinephilia and film noir / Corey K. Creekmur --
Part II. Hidden, hybrid, and transmedia histories and influences --
Precursors to film noir / Wheeler Winston Dixon --
Crisscrossed? : film noir and the politics of mobility and exhange / Alastair Phillips --
Film noir and horror / Peter Hutchings --
Borderings : the film noir semi-documentary / R. Barton Palmer --
Crime fiction and film noir / William Marling --
Film noir, American painting and photography : questions of influence / Tom Ryall --
Part III. Social, industrial, and commerical contexts --
The politics of film noir / Brian Neve --
The black typewriter : who wrote film noir? / David Wilt --
Film noir and studio production practices / Geoff Mayer --
Film noir and post-studio production practices / John Berra --
Selling noir : stars, gender, and genre in film noir posters and publicity / Mary Beth Haralovich --
Part IV. The fabric of film noir : style and performance --
Out of the shadows : noir lighting and Hollywood cinematography / Patrick Keating --
The ambience of film noir : soundscapes, design, and mood / Halen Hanson --
In a lonely tone : music in film noir / David Butler --
Acting and performance in film noir / Donna Peberdy --
Part V. Identities and film noir --
Film noir and subjectivity / Christophe Gelly --
Women in film noir / Yvonne Tasker --
"The corpse on reprieve" : film noir's cautionary tales of "tough guy" masculinity / Gaylyn Studlar --
Ethinicity and race in American film noir / Dan Flory --
The climb and the chase : film noir and the urban scene --
representations of the city in three classic noirs / Murray Pomerance --
Part VI. Noir in other forms --
Radio noir in the USA / Jesse Schlotterbeck --
Television noir / Steven Sanders --
"It rhymes with lust" : the twisted history of noir comics / James Lyons --
Part VII. New geographies of film noir --
Film noir in Asia : historicizing South Korean crime thrillers / Nikki J.Y. Lee adn Julian Stringer --
Bombay Noir / Lalitha Gopalan --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Spicer and Helen Hanson.
More information:

Abstract:

An authoritative companion that offers a wide-ranging thematic survey of this enduringly popular cultural form and includes scholarship from both established and emerging scholars as well as analysis  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

This is recommended for film studies and for humanities collections. (Reference Reviews, 1 September 2015) "The twenty-eight essays in this collection represent a landmark in noir criticism. Written Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/832261470> # A companion to film noir
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "832261470" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1406165729#Topic/films_noirs_histoire_et_critique> ; # Films noirs--Histoire et critique
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/791.43655/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/924273> ; # Film noir
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009125551> ; # Film noir--History and criticism
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1406165729#Topic/performing_arts_film_&_video_history_&_criticism> ; # PERFORMING ARTS--Film & Video--History & Criticism
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/12632847> ; # Andrew Spicer
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/12104480> ; # Helen Hanson
   schema:datePublished "2013" ;
   schema:description ""Film noir fascinates cineastes like no other genre. This authoritative companion features the work of a highly distinguished group of international scholars, adopting a thematic approach that examines key topics rather than focusing on individual titles or auteurs. It reflects the expanding purview of analysts by including novel subjects such as neo-noir, international noir movies, and 'noir' as expressed in other forms such as comics, graphic novels, posters, radio and television. Informed by cutting-edge scholarship, this collection extends and deepens the developing understanding of this enduringly captivating mode of cultural expression"--"@en ;
   schema:description ""An authoritative companion that offers a wide-ranging thematic survey of this enduringly popular cultural form and includes scholarship from both established and emerging scholars as well as analysis of film noir's influence on other media including television and graphic novels. Covers a wealth of new approaches to film noir and neo-noir that explore issues ranging from conceptualization to cross-media influences Features chapters exploring the wider 'noir mediascape' of television, graphic novels and radio Reflects the historical and geographical reach of film noir, from the 1920s to the present and in a variety of national cinemas Includes contributions from both established and emerging scholars "--"@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1406165729> ;
   schema:genre "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en ;
   schema:image <http://catalogimages.wiley.com/images/db/jimages/9781444336276.jpg> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "A companion to film noir"@en ;
   schema:productID "832261470" ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781444336276> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/832261470> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1406165729#Topic/films_noirs_histoire_et_critique> # Films noirs--Histoire et critique
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Films noirs--Histoire et critique"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1406165729#Topic/performing_arts_film_&_video_history_&_criticism> # PERFORMING ARTS--Film & Video--History & Criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "PERFORMING ARTS--Film & Video--History & Criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009125551> # Film noir--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Film noir--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/924273> # Film noir
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Film noir"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/12104480> # Helen Hanson
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Hanson" ;
   schema:givenName "Helen" ;
   schema:name "Helen Hanson" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/12632847> # Andrew Spicer
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1953" ;
   schema:familyName "Spicer" ;
   schema:givenName "Andrew" ;
   schema:name "Andrew Spicer" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781444336276>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1444336274" ;
   schema:isbn "9781444336276" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.