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5. Styles of film noir

5. Styles of film noir  

James Naremore

in Film Noir: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2019
Published Online: 
Feb 2019
eISBN: 
9780191834035
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198791744.003.0005
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198791744
Contrary to what has sometimes been said, there never was a single narrative or visual style of film noir, even in the 1940s. The major directors played the movie game in slightly different ... More
2. The two agesgolden and hard-boiled

2. The two ages: golden and hard-boiled  

Richard Bradford

in Crime Fiction: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2015
Published Online: 
May 2015
eISBN: 
9780191785801
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199658787.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199658787
‘The two ages: golden and hard-boiled’ begins with the Golden Age of crime fiction that consisted of the work of British writers, Agatha Christie, Marjorie Allingham, Anthony Berkeley, ... More
Crime Fiction: A Very Short Introduction

Crime Fiction: A Very Short Introduction  

Richard Bradford

Print Publication Year: 
May 2015
Published Online: 
May 2015
eISBN: 
9780191785801
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199658787.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199658787
Crime Fiction: A Very Short Introduction explores the history of ‘crime fiction’ and the various definitions of the genre and considers how it has developed over time. ... More
7. Can crime fiction be taken seriously?

7. Can crime fiction be taken seriously?  

Richard Bradford

in Crime Fiction: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2015
Published Online: 
May 2015
eISBN: 
9780191785801
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199658787.003.0007
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199658787
The answer to this question is yes. ‘Can crime fiction be taken seriously?’ concludes that there are crime novelists whose work engages with profound social, moral, and existential issues, ... More
3. Science fiction and technology

3. Science fiction and technology  

David Seed

in Science Fiction: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777394
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199557455.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199557455
Science fiction is popularly associated with the evolution of technology. A recurrent theme has been humanity's relationship with its own constructions and inventions. Whilst at times this ... More

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