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The private eye : detectives in the movies

Author: Bran Nicol
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2013.
Series: Locations
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats

Brian Nicol's book is a history of the private-eye movie, from its emergence in the 1940s, through its slow decline in the '70s, to the passing of its central figure into present-day movie mythology.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bran Nicol
ISBN: 9781780231020 1780231024
OCLC Number: 856828373
Description: 224 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: Introduction 1 History: The Private Eye Film 2 Seeing: Literature, Film and the World of the Private Eye 3 Working: The Private Eye and the Spaces of Noir 4 Policing: Gender and Desire 'in the Private Eye' Conclusion References Bibliography Acknowledgements Photo Acknowledgements Index
Series Title: Locations
Responsibility: Bran Nicol.


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