Film noir reader 2 / edited by Alain Silver and James Ursini.

Published
  • New York : Limelight c1999
ISBN
  • 0879102802
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
  • Part one : More seminal essays. Crime certainly pays on the screen / Lloyd Shearer (1945) -- A new king of police drama : the criminal adventure / Nino Frank (1946) -- Americans are also making noir films / Jean-Pierre Chartier (1946) -- The evolution of the crime drama / Claude Chambrol (1955) -- Three faces of film noir / Tom Flinn (1972) -- Violence and the bitch goddess / Stephen Farber (1974) -- The filmic transaction : on the opening of films noirs / Marc Vernet (1983) -- Film noir : style and content / Dale E. Ewing, Jr. (1988) -- Part two : Case studies. Whatever happened to the film noir? The postman always rings twice (1946-1981) / Robert G. Porfirio -- Creativity and evaluation : two film noirs of the fifties / Robin Wood -- Fragments of the mirror : Hitchcock's noir landscape / Alain Silver -- The unintended femme fatale : the file on Thelma Jordan and Pushover / Elizabeth Ward -- Translate and transform : from Cornell Woolrich to film noir / Francis M. Nevins -- Film noir and Samuel Fuller's tabloid cinema : Red (Action), White (Exposition) and Blue (Romance) / Grant Tracey -- Dark jazz : music in the film noir / Robert G. Porfirio -- Mad love is strange : more neo-noir fugitives / Linda Brookover and Alain Silver -- Part three : The evolution of noir. Son of noir / Richard Jameson -- Writing the new noir film / Sharon Y. Cobb -- Blanc et noir : crime as art / Linda Brookover -- Noir science / James Ursini -- British film noir / Tony Williams -- Peinture noire : abstract expressionism and film noir / Kent Minturn -- Girl power : female-centered neo-noir / William Covey -- Noir 101 / Philip Gaines.
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Genre
  • Abstract or summary
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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