Historical Dictionary of Film Noir (Hardcover)

Author: Spicer, Andrew

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The Historical Dictionary of Film Noir is a comprehensive guide that ranges from 1940 to present day neo-noir. It consists of a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, a filmography, and over 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries on every aspect of film noir and neo-noir, including key films, personnel (actors, cinematographers, composers, directors, producers, set designers, and writers), themes, issues, influences, visual style, cycles of films (e.g. amnesiac noirs), the representation of the city and gender, other forms (comics/graphic novels, television, and videogames), and noir''s presence in world cinema. It is an essential reference work for all those interested in this important cultural phenomenon.


Publisher Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Mfg Part# 9780810859609
SKU 212711093
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0810859602
Release Date 3/30/2010
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0473
Publisher Scarecrow Press
Series Part 38

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