Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 November 2014

25 black & white illustrations

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748691074

Bookseller Code (06)

Film Noir

Edited by Homer B. Pettey and R. Barton Palmer

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Traditions in American Cinema

  • Traces the history of film noir from its aesthetic antecedents through its mid-century popularization to its influence on contemporary global media
  • Discusses the influence of literary and artistic sources on the development of film noir
  • Includes extensive bibliographies, filmographies and recommended noir film viewing
  • Concludes with a reflective chapter by Alain Silver and James Ursini on their own influential studies and collections on film noir criticism

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