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Dames in the Driver's Seat : Rereading Film Noir.

Author/Creator:
Wager, Jans B.
Publication:
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2005.
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Subjects:
Film noir -- History and criticism.
Sex role in motion pictures.
Race in motion pictures.
Social classes in motion pictures.
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Electronic books.
Contents:
Intro
CONTENTS
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
INTRODUCTION: DAMES AND DRIVING
PART 1: CONTENTS AND CONTEXTS
CHAPTER 1: MANNING THE POSTS: CLASSIC NOIR, POSTCLASSIC NOIR, AND POSTMODERNISM
CHAPTER 2: SEXING THE PARADIGM: WOMEN AND MEN IN NOIR
CHAPTER 3: RACING THE PARADIGM: THE WHITENESS OF FILM NOIR
PART 2: PROTOTYPES IN CLASSIC NOIR
CHAPTER 4: THE KILLERS (1946): QUINTESSENTIAL NOIR?
CHAPTER 5: OUT OF THE PAST (1947): PASSIVE MASCULINITY AND ACTIVE FEMININITIES
CHAPTER 6: KISS ME DEADLY (1955): APOCALYPTIC FEMMES
PART 3: RETURN OF THE REPRESSED IN RETRO-NOIR
CHAPTER 7: L.A. CONFIDENTIAL (1997) AND CASABLANCA (1942): DOES ANYTHING CHANGE AS TIME GOES BY?
CHAPTER 8: MULHOLLAND FALLS (1996): NUCLEAR NOIR AS NUMBSKULL NOIR
CHAPTER 9: FIGHT CLUB (1999): RETRO-NOIR MASQUERADES AS NEO-NOIR
PART 4: REVISION OF THE REPRESSED IN NEO-NOIR
CHAPTER 10: TWILIGHT (1998): AGE, BEAUTY, AND STAR POWER-SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST
CHAPTER 11: FARGO (1996): A WOMAN WHO IS NOT HERSELF MEAN-SNOW-SWEPT HIGHWAYS AND MARGIE
CHAPTER 12: JACKIE BROWN (1997): GENDER, RACE, CLASS, AND GENRE
CONCLUSION: DOING IT FOR bell: CULTURAL CRITICISM AND SOCIAL CHANGE
NOTES
WORKS CITED
INDEX.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Wager, Jans B. Dames in the Driver's Seat
ISBN:
9780292796843
9780292706941
OCLC:
62762735