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Neo-Noir
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Author Name:    Bould, Mark

Title:   Neo-Noir

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Wallflower Press 

ISBN Number:   1906660174 / 9781906660178

Seller ID:   ING9781906660178

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Neo-noir knows its past. It knows the rules of the game -- and how to break them. From "Point Blank" (1998) to "Oldboy" (2003), from "Get Carter" (2000) to "36 Quai des Orf?vres" (2004), from Catherine Tramell to Max Payne, neo-noir is a transnational global phenomenon. This wide-ranging collection maps out the terrain, combining genre, stylistic and textual analysis with Marxist, feminist, psychoanalytic and industrial approaches. Essays discuss works from the US, UK, France, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong and New Zealand; key figures, such as David Lynch, the Coen Brothers, Quentin Tarantino and Sharon Stone; major conventions, such as the femme fatale, paranoia, anxiety, the city and the threat to the self; and the use of sound and colour.



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