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In lonely places : film noir beyond the city

Author: Imogen Sara Smith
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co, 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Focuses on film noir set in non-urban settings. Through detailed readings of over 100 films set in suburbs, small towns, on the road, in the desert, borderlands and the vast, empty West, this  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Imogen Sara Smith
ISBN: 9780786463053 0786463058
OCLC Number: 770785896
Notes: Index ; bibliogr.
Description: vii, 247 s. : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
Imaginary prisons: noir and the city --
In exile at home: noir between two worlds --
Maximum security: domestic noir --
The tyranny of neighbors: small-town noir --
Blind highways: noir on the road --
Mirage of safety: noir on the Mexican border --
Lone and level sands: desert noir --
Past sunset: noir westerns --
Private traps: noir in the mind.
Responsibility: Imogen Sara Smith


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