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A companion to the gangster film

Author: George S Larke-Walsh
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Blackwell, 2019. ©2019
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Companion to the gangster film.
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2018
(DLC) 2018009794
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George S Larke-Walsh
ISBN: 9781119041733 1119041732 9781119041757 1119041759
OCLC Number: 1042082868
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 531 pages)
Contents: Mary Pickford meets the mafia / Amy Borden --
Tough talk : early sound and the development of American gangster film vernacular, 1928-1930 / Ron Wilson --
How good boys go bad : the changing face of the gangster film in America / John E. Petty --
Making of a mobster : from myth to the crystallization of the mafia archetype in 1950s and 1960s Italian and Italian American film / Ryan Calabretta-Sajder --
Moral ambiguities : the Frenchness of new Hollywood gangster families / Isolde Vanhee --
The assassin's economics of killing : money, honour and the market of murder / Fran Mason --
The 90s Hollywood gangster : generic reflections and deflections / Karine Hildenbrand --
"Based on a true story" : public enemies and the biographical gangster film / Stephen Gaunson --
The gangster in Hispanic American cinema / Philip Swanson --
The Jamaican gangster film : badman, rude boys and dons / Imruh Bakari --
When criticism meets gangster films : the Spiv cycle as oppositional aesthetics in post-war Britain / Ana Rodriguez Granell --
The patriarchal figure in the 1950s French gangster film : legendary men from a recent past / Thomas Pillard --
Mafia, mobility, and capitalism in Italy circa 1960 / Luca Peretti --
Gangsters in Turkish cinema / Hülya Önal --
Sun-drenched corruption : organized crime, global capItalism and the Mediterranean coast in recent Spanish cinema / Vicente Rodríguez Ortega --
The Russia they have lost : Russian gangster as a nostalgic hero / Lioudmila Federova --
A hint of lavender : the gay gangster in British crime cinema / Paul Elliott --
The modern British gangster film / Tom Ryall --
Death and duty : the onscreen yakuza / Elayne Chaplin --
Yakuza no onnatachi : women in Japanese gangster cinema / Laura Treglia --
Impotent liberation : post-martial law Taiwanese gangster films / Dominique Liao --
Ruling the men's den : crime, outrage and Indian women gang leaders / Sony Jalarajan Raj, Rohini Sreekumar & Nithin Kalorth --
Tsui Hark's film workshop : political cues in the gangster film 1986-1989 / James Fenwick --
The Godfather legacy : homage and allusion in transnational cinema / George S. Larke-Walsh --
Gangsta gangsta : Hong Kong triad films, 1986-2015 / Valerie Soe --
Politics, social order and hierarchies in post-millenium Hong Kong cinema / Kelvin Ke Jinde --
Jung Doo-hong and the gangster body : kkangpae in contemporary South Korean cinema / Se Young Kim.
Other Titles: Gangster film
Responsibility: edited by George S. Larke-Walsh.

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