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Published: 28 November 2013

320 Pages | 26 illus.


ISBN: 9780199969913

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America Is Elsewhere

The Noir Tradition in the Age of Consumer Culture

Erik Dussere

  • Strikes new ground in the study of crime fiction through the crucial postwar concept of authenticity
  • Reads the noir tradition as a response to the rise of consumer culture that continues and evolves long after the era of the forties and fifties in which it is generally located