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Mob culture : hidden histories of the American gangster film

Author: Lee Grieveson; Esther Sonnet; Peter Stanfield
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2005.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mob culture.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2004011757
(OCoLC)55286371
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Grieveson; Esther Sonnet; Peter Stanfield
OCLC Number: 508274229
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 311 pages)
Contents: Gangsters and governance in the silent era / Lee Grieveson --
Why boys go wrong : gangsters, hoodlums, and the natural history of delinquent careers / Richard Maltby --
Gang busters : the Kefauver Crime Committee and the syndicate films of the 1950s / Ronald W. Wilson --
Ladies love brutes : reclaiming female pleasures in the lost history of Hollywood gangster cycles, 1929-1931 / Esther Sonnet --
A gunsel is being beaten : gangster masculinity and the homoerotics of the crime film, 1941-1942 / Gaylyn Studlar --
Mother Barker : film star and Public Enemy No. 1 / Mary Elizabeth Strunk --
"Good evening gentlemen, can I check your hats please?" : masculinity, dress, and the retro gangster cycles of the 1990s / Esther Sonnet and Peter Stanfield --
Waddaya lookin' at? : re-reading the gangster film through The sopranos / Martha P. Nochimson --
Black hands and white hearts : Southern Italian immigrants, crime, and race in early American cinema / Giorgio Bertellini --
"American like chop suey" : invocations of gangsters in Chinatown, 1920-1935 / Peter Stanfield --
The underworld films of Oscar Micheaux and Ralph Cooper : toward a genealogy of the Black screen gangster / Jonathan Munby --
Walking the streets : Black gangsters and the "abandoned city" in the 1970s blaxploitation cycle / Peter Stanfield.
Responsibility: edited by Lee Grieveson, Esther Sonnet, and Peter Stanfield.

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