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Film Noir


Sheri Chinen Biesen. Blackout: World War II and the Origins of Film Noir. JHU Press. 2005. 243pp.

Raymond Borde; Étienne Chaumeton. Translated by Paul Hammond. A Panorama of American Film Noir, 1941-1953. City Lights Books. 2002. 242pp.

Mike Chopra-Gant. Hollywood Genres and Postwar America: Masculinity, Family and Nation in Popular Movies and Film Noir. I. B. Tauris. 2006. 219pp.

Nicholas Christopher. Somewhere in the Night: Film Noir and the American City. Macmillan. 1998. 304pp.

Mark T. Conard (editor). The Philosophy of Neo-Noir. University Press of Kentucky. 2007. 213pp.

Barry Gifford. Out of the Past: Adventures in Film Noir. University Press of Mississippi. 2001. 190pp.

Foster Hirsch. Detours and Lost Highways: A Map of Neo-Noir. Limelight Editions. 1999. 398pp.

John T. Irwin. Unless the Threat of Death is Behind Them: Hard-boiled Fiction and Film Noir. JHU Press. 2006. 290pp.

E. Ann Kaplan. Women in Film Noir. British Film Institute. 1998. 238pp.

Michael F. Keaney. Film Noir Guide: 745 Films of the Classic Era, 1940-1959. McFarland. 2003. 541pp.

Frank Krutnik. In a Lonely Street: Film Noir, Genre, Masculinity. Routledge. 1991. 268pp.

Arthur Lyons. Death on the Cheap: The Lost B Movies of Film Noir. Da Capo Press. 2000. 212pp.

James Naremore. More than Night: Film Noir in Its Contexts. University of California Press. 1998. 345pp.

Nathaniel Rich. San Francisco Noir: The City in Film Noir from 1940 to the Present. New York Review of Books. 2005. 167pp.

Ronald Schwartz. Noir, Now and Then: Film Noir Originals and Remakes, (1944-1999). Greenwood Publishing Group. 2001. 214pp.

Ronald Schwartz. Neo-Noir: The New Film Noir Style from Psycho to Collateral. Scarecrow Press. 2005. 157pp.

Andrew Spicer. Film Noir. Longman. 2002. 250pp.

Andrew Spicer. European Film Noir. Manchester University Press. 2007. 279pp.

Michael L. Stephens. Film Noir: A Comprehensive, Illustrated Reference to Movies, Terms, and Persons. McFarland. 1995. 424pp.

Jon Tuska. Dark Cinema: American Film Noir in Cultural Perspective. Greenwood Press. 1984. 305pp.

Jans B. Wager. Dames in the Driver's Seat: Rereading Film Noir. University of Texas Press. 2005. 190pp.

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