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Title Urban noir : New York and Los Angeles in shadow and light / edited by James J. Ward, Cynthia J. Miller.

Publication Info. Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Chevy Chase Library Non-Fiction    791.4365 URB    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description xxvi, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: dark, dark cities / Cynthia J. Miller and James J. Ward -- New dimensions of noir and neo-noir: sound and movement. The voice of the city: mapping Los Angeles across the airwaves in noir and neo-noir / Eloise Ross -- How New York sounds in noirs and neo-noirs / Petra Dominkova -- Living the neo-noir autopia: cultural spaces of Los Angeles in Drive and Nightcrawler / Eduardo Barros-Grela -- Post-western, post-noir Los Angeles: rampart and the legacy of the American settlement narrative / Pascal M. Cicchetti -- An other noir and neo-noir New York and Los Angeles. Two Frenchmen in New York: Melville's noir Manhattan / Marcelline Block -- Traces of noir: neo-modernist revisionism and the vernacular cityscape in Jacques Deray's The outside man / Carolin Kirchner -- "Black enough for you?" Cotton comes to Harlem (1970) and the cinematic Harlem / Isaac Rooks -- Detecting black: urban African American noir, or space race / Ralph Beliveau -- Real/ly dark places in reel Los Angeles and New York. "Is it beautiful? or is it ugly?" the noir tradition, urban affect, and the monstrosity of Los Angeles in The wizard of gore / Michael Fuchs -- The dysfunctional city: urban malaise in Los Angeles during the 1940s through the lens of film noir / Janina Schupp -- Desperately seeking something wild: the New York neo-noir/screwball comedy fusion films of the mid-1980s / Thomas Prasch -- Cinematic representations of 1970s/1980s New York: the post-Giuliani/post-Bloomberg city seen through a backward lens / James J. Ward.
Subject Film noir -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Film noir -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
New York (N.Y.) -- In motion pictures.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- In motion pictures.
Added Author Ward, James J., 1944- editor.
Miller, Cynthia J., 1958- editor.
Other Form: Online version: New York and Los Angeles in shadow and light. Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2017 9781442278332 (DLC) 2017035822
ISBN 9781442278325 (hardcover alkaline paper)
1442278323 (hardcover alkaline paper)

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