Historical dictionary of film noir /

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...

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Author / Creator:Spicer, Andrew, 1953-
Imprint:Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2010.
Description:1 online resource (l, 473 p.).
Language:English
Series:Historical dictionaries of literature and the arts ; no. 38
Historical dictionaries of literature and the arts ; no. 38.
Subject:Film noir -- Dictionaries.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Reference.
Film noir.
Film noir
Electronic books.
Dictionaries.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11403479
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ISBN:9780810873780
0810873788
9780810859609 (cloth : alk. paper)
0810859602 (cloth : alk. paper)
1282521918
9781282521919
9786612521911
6612521910
Digital file characteristics:data file
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 336-400).
English.
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Summary: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 n.
Other form:Print version: Historical dictionary of film noir Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2010. 9780810859609 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard no.:9786612521911