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Author Pippin, Robert B., 1948-

Title Fatalism in American film noir : some cinematic philosophy / Robert B. Pippin
Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series Page-Barbour lectures for 2010
Page-Barbour lectures for 2010
Contents Introduction -- Trapped by oneself in Jacques Tourneur's Out of the past -- "A deliberate, intentional fool" in Orson Welles's The lady from Shanghai -- Sexual agency in Fritz Lang's Scarlet Street -- "Why didn't you shoot again, baby?": concluding remarks
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Fate and fatalism in motion pictures.
Film noir -- United States -- History and criticism.
ART -- Film & Video.
Fate and fatalism in motion pictures.
Film noir.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Reference.
United States.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011018971
ISBN 0813932017