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Neo-Noir

ISBN-10: 1906660174

ISBN-13: 9781906660178

Edition: 2009

Authors: Mark Bould, Kathrina Glitre, Greg Tuck, Mike Hodges, Kathrina Glitre

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Neo-noir knows its past. It knows the rules of the game -- and how tobreak them. From Point Blank (1998) toOldboy (2003), from Get Carter (2000) to36 Quai des Orfèvres (2004), from Catherine Tramell to MaxPayne, neo-noir is a transnational global phenomenon. This wide-ranging collectionmaps out the terrain, combining genre, stylistic and textual analysis with Marxist,feminist, psychoanalytic and industrial approaches. Essays discuss works from theUS, UK, France, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong and New Zealand; key figures, such asDavid Lynch, the Coen Brothers, Quentin Tarantino and Sharon Stone; majorconventions, such as the femme fatale, paranoia, anxiety, the city and the threat tothe self; and the use of sound and colour.
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 12/18/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Mark Bould is editor of Science Fiction Film and Television and author of Film Noir: From Berlin to Sin City(2005), The Cinema of John Sayles: Lone Star(2008), Red Planets: Marxism and Science Fiction(2009), and The Routledge Companion to Science Fiction(2009).Kathrina Glitre is author of Hollywood Romantic Comedy: States of the Union, 1934-65(2006) and Starring Cary Grant(2010).Greg Tuck editor of Film-Philosophyand is currently writing Philosophy, Cinema, and Sex. All three teach film studies at the University of the West of England, Bristol.