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Film noir reader 4 : the crucial films and themes

Author: Alain Silver; James Ursini
Publisher: New York : Limelight Editions, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st limelight edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alain Silver; James Ursini
ISBN: 0879103051 9780879103057
OCLC Number: 156736633
Description: 352 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: "Murder can sometimes smell like honeysuckle" : Billy Wilder's Double indemnity (1944) / James A. Paris --
Fate seeks the loser : Edgar G. Ulmer's Detour (1945) / Glenn Erickson --
"How you fixed for red points?" : anecdote and the World War II home front in The big sleep (1946) / Kevin Hagopian --
"Lounge time" reconsidered : spatial discontinuity and temporal contingency in Out of the past (1947) / R. Barton Palmer --
The unsuspected (1947) and the noir sequence : realism, expressionism, style / Robert Porfirio --
Gun crazy (1950) / Gary Johnson --
Violently happy : Gun crazy (1950) / Adrian Martin --
The war of the sexes : men in film noir and D.O.A. (1950) / Beverley Carter --
The big night (1951) : a naturalist Bildungsroman / Tony Williams --
Kiss me deadly (1955) : composition and meaning / Michael E. Grost --
Covert narrative strategies to contain and punish women in The big heat (1953) and The big combo (1955) / Grant Tracey --
Touch of evil (1958) and the end of the noir cycle / Stephen B. Armstrong --
Voices from the deep : film noir as psychodrama / J.P. Telotte --
Manufacturing heroines : gothic victims and working women in classic noir films / Sheri Chinen Biesen --
The noir style / Nicolas Saada --
The noir-horror of Cat people (1942) / Eric Somer --
The rise and fall of the war noir / Daniel M. Hodges --
The politics of crime and the crime of politics : post-war noir, the liberal consensus and the Hollywood left / Reynold Humphries --
Noir westerns / James Ursini --
Rancho notorious (1952) : noir western in color / Robin Wood --
The noir title sequence / Robert Porfirio --
It's deja vous all over again : Double idemnity resonates with Generation X / Ginny Schwartz --
Through the past darkly : noir remakes of the 1980s / Constantine Verevis.
Responsibility: [edited by] Alain Silver and James Ursini.
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