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More Than Night - Film Noir in Its Contexts

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Product description

Very good condition, bar some greying of pages and a few minor scratches on the front and back covers.

"Film Noir" evokes memories of stylish, cynical, black-and-white movies from the 1940s and '50s - melodramas about private eyes, femmes fatales, criminal gangs, and lovers on the run. James Naremore's prize-winning book discusses these pictures, but also shows that the central term is more complex and paradoxical than we realize. It treats noir as a term in criticism, as an expression of artistic modernism, as a symptom of Hollywood censorship and politics, as a market strategy, as an evolving style, and as an idea that circulates through all the media.

This new and expanded edition of More Than Night contains an additional chapter on Film Noir in the 21st century.

Item details

Author(s):
James Naremore
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2nd Revised Edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0520254023
ISBN-13:
9780520254022
Number of pages:
384
Publisher:
University of California Press
Title:
More Than Night: Film Noir in Its Contexts

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Very good condition, bar some greying of pages and a few minor scratches on the front and back covers.

"Film Noir" evokes memories of stylish, cynical, black-and-white movies from the 1940s and '50s - melodramas about private eyes, femmes fatales, criminal gangs, and lovers on the run. James Naremore's prize-winning book discusses these pictures, but also shows that the central term is more complex and paradoxical than we realize. It treats noir as a term in criticism, as an expression of artistic modernism, as a symptom of Hollywood censorship and politics, as a market strategy, as an evolving style, and as an idea that circulates through all the media.

This new and expanded edition of More Than Night contains an additional chapter on Film Noir in the 21st century.

Author(s):
James Naremore
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2nd Revised Edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0520254023
ISBN-13:
9780520254022
Number of pages:
384
Publisher:
University of California Press
Title:
More Than Night: Film Noir in Its Contexts

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