French and American noir : dark crossings /

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Author / Creator:Rolls, Alistair, 1971-
Imprint:Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Description:ix, 229 p. ; 23 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Film noir -- France -- History and criticism.
Film noir -- United States -- History and criticism.
American fiction.
Film noir.
French fiction.
Noir fiction.
Noir fiction, American.
France.
United States.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/7887919
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Other authors / contributors:Walker-Morrison, Deborah Dr.
ISBN:9780230536906 (alk. paper)
0230536905 (alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Fetishistic noir : Charles Baudelaire and Léo Malet
  • Liberation noir : Boris Vian and the série noire (1)
  • Allegorical noir : Boris Vian and the série noire (2)
  • Noir strangulation (1) : Terry Stewart and Vernon Sullivan
  • Noir strangulation (2) : Amélie Nothomb and intertextuality
  • Jazz : classic French film noir as trans-Atlantic exchange
  • Fatal(e) crossings : figures of the feminine in French and American film noir
  • Americans in Paris
  • From honest thief to media sociopath
  • Double-crossings : reversing the remake.