More than Night: Film Noir in Its Contexts / Edition 2

More than Night: Film Noir in Its Contexts / Edition 2

by James Naremore
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520254023

ISBN-13: 9780520254022

Pub. Date: 01/14/2008

Publisher: University of California Press


About the Author:
Jmaes Naremore is Emeritus Chancellors' Professor of Communication and Culture, English, and Comparative Literature at Indiana University  See more details below

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About the Author:
Jmaes Naremore is Emeritus Chancellors' Professor of Communication and Culture, English, and Comparative Literature at Indiana University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520254022
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
01/14/2008
Edition description:
Updated and Expanded Edition
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
618,126
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.25(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction: This is Where I Came In1
1The History of an Idea9
Noir Is Born: Paris, 1946-195911
Darkness Everywhere27
2Modernism and Blood Melodrama: Three Case Studies40
Believing in Nothing48
Sympathy for the Devil63
The Death Chamber81
3From Dark Films to Black Lists: Censorship and Politics96
Bourbon with a Bourbon Chaser107
The Snakes Are Loose114
After 1947123
4Low is High: Budgets and Critical Discrimination136
B Pictures versus Intermediates140
Post-B Pictures155
5Old is New: Styles of Noir167
Black and White and Red169
Parody, Pastiche, Fashion196
6The Other Side of the Street220
Asia225
Latin America229
Africa233
7The Noir Mediascape254
Notes279
Bibliography309
Index319

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