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More than night : film noir in its contexts

Author: James Naremore
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated and expanded edView all editions and formats
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Naremore discusses film noir as a term in criticism; as an expression of artistic modernism; as a symptom of Hollywood censorship and politics in the 1940s; as a market strategy; as an evolving style; as a cinema about races and nationalities; and as an idea that circulates across all the information technologies. Interdisciplinary in approach, this book has valuable things to say not only about film and television,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Naremore
ISBN: 0520254023 9780520254022 0520212940 9780520212947 9780520934450 0520934458
OCLC Number: 154697774
Awards: Winner of Kraszna-Krausz Book Award 1999
Description: xviii, 384 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The history of an idea --
Modernism and blood melodrama : three case studies --
From dark films to black lists : censorship and politics --
Low is high : budgets and critical discrimination --
Old is new : styles of noir --
The other side of the street --
The noir mediascape --
Noir in the twenty-first century.
Responsibility: James Naremore.

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"Film noir" evokes memories of stylish, cynical, black-and-white movies from the 1940s and 1950s -melodramas about private eyes, femmes fatales, criminal gangs, and lovers on the run. This work  Read more...

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"Naremore's program is to insistently complicate the long-standing debate over the boundaries and characteristics of Hollywood's most infiltrative and self-conscious genre. His book works. . . . Read more...

 
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