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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to Film Noir and the Spaces of Modernity.    

Somewhere in the Night: Film Noir and the American City

Nicholas Christopher - Performing Arts - 1998 - 290 pages
In elegant and engaging prose, Nicholas Christopher explains how elements like the play of light and shadow, the backdrop of the city's mysterious maze, and the hero's haunting ...
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Film Noir Reader

Alain Silver, James Ursini - Performing Arts - 1996 - 343 pages
(Limelight). This bountiful anthology combines all the key early writings on film noir with many newer essays, including some published here for the first time. The collection ...
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The Dark Side of the Screen: Film Noir

Foster Hirsch - Performing Arts - 2001 - 229 pages
The classic study of the most menacing and original genre of American cinema
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Detours and Lost Highways: A Map of Neo-noir

Foster Hirsch - Performing Arts - 1999 - 398 pages
"Detours and Lost Highways begins with the Orson Welles film, Touch of Evil (1958), which featured Welles both behind and in front of the camera. That movie is often cited as ...
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Dark City: The Lost World of Film Noir

Eddie Muller - Performing Arts - 1998 - 206 pages
Examines the movies and artists of film noir, describing the social climate and artistic skills that contributed to the genre
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Cinema and Experience: Siegfried Kracauer, Walter Benjamin, and Theodor W ...

Miriam Bratu Hansen, Marian Bratu Hansen - Performing Arts - 2012 - 380 pages
"Like a careful gardener, Miriam Hansen planted and interwove traditions of Frankfurt critical theory, modern film history, and her own critical passions and curiosity. She is ...
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Film noir

Paul Duncan - Performing Arts - 2000 - 96 pages
Pocket Essentials is a fresh new series of film books that are short, snappy, and easy to read. Packed with facts, and backed up by opinion, each book has all the key ...
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Blackout: World War II and the Origins of Film Noir

Sheri Chinen Biesen - Performing Arts - 2005 - 243 pages
Sheri Chinen Biesen challenges conventional thinking on the origins of film noir and finds the genre's roots in the political, social and historical conditions of Hollywood ...
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The films of Fritz Lang: allegories of vision and modernity

Tom Gunning, British Film Institute - Performing Arts - 2000 - 528 pages
In this study Tom Gunning turns his attentions to the work of Fritz Lang, proposing new readings of the entire output of one of cinema's foremost directors.
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