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Noir Affect
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Christopher Breu, Elizabeth A. Hatmaker
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-02 - Publisher: Fordham University Press

Noir Affect proposes a new understanding of noir as defined by negative affect. This new understanding emphasizes that noir is, first and foremost, an affective disposition rather than a specific cycle of films or novels associated with a given time period or national tradition. Instead, the essays in Noir Affect
The Routledge Companion to Crime Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Janice Allan, Jesper Gulddal, Stewart King, Andrew Pepper
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-01 - Publisher: Routledge

The Routledge Companion to Crime Fiction is a comprehensive introduction to crime fiction and crime fiction scholarship today. Across 45 original chapters, specialists in the field offer innovative approaches to the classics of the genre as well as ground-breaking mappings of emerging themes and trends. The volume is divided into
A Companion to Film Noir
Language: en
Pages: 544
Authors: Andre Spicer, Helen Hanson
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-27 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

An authoritative companion that offers a wide-ranging thematic survey of this enduringly popular cultural form and includes scholarship from both established and emerging scholars as well as analysis of film noir's influence on other media including television and graphic novels. Covers a wealth of new approaches to film noir and
Women in Film Noir
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: E. Ann Kaplan
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-25 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The first edition of 'Women in Film Noir' (1978) assembled a group of scholars and critics committed to understanding the cinema in terms of gender, sexuality, politics, psychoanalysis and semiotics. This edition is expanded to include further essays which reflect the renewed interest in Film Noir. Exploring 'neo-noir', postmodernism and
Malady and Genius
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Benigno Trigo
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-19 - Publisher: SUNY Press

Analyzes the theme of self-sacrifice in Puerto Rican literature through psychoanalytic theory. Malady and Genius examines the recurring theme of self-sacrifice in Puerto Rican literature during the second half of the twentieth and the beginning of the twenty-first centuries. Interpreting these scenes through the works of Frantz Fanon, Kelly Oliver,