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Film noir and the cinema of paranoia

Film noir and the cinema of paranoia

Author: Wheeler W Dixon
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

An overview of 20th and 21st-century film noir and fatalist film practice from 1945 onwards.

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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wheeler W Dixon
OCLC Number: 840859985
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 16 juil. 2012).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction; 1. The Dream of Return; 2. The Postwar Bubble; 3. Fifties Death Trip; 4. The Flip Side of the Sixties; 5. The Failure of Culture; 6. Living in Fear; Appendix: A Gallery of Classic Noir 'Heavies'.
Responsibility: Wheeler Winston Dixon.


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In Film Noir and the Cinema of Paranoia, Dixon displays a true cinephile's fascination with the gunslingers and femmes fatales of film noir, and the dark, uneasy world they inhabit. Wide-ranging and Read more...

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