Film Noir

Film Noir: Selected full-text books and articles

More Than Night: Film Noir in Its Contexts By James Naremore University of California Press, 2008
The Philosophy of Film Noir By Mark T. Conard University Press of Kentucky, 2006
Film Noir and the Cinema of Paranoia By Wheeler Winston Dixon Edinburgh University Press, 2009
Dames in the Driver's Seat: Rereading Film Noir By Jans B. Wager University of Texas Press, 2005
Genre and Hollywood By Steve Neale Routledge, 2000
Librarian's tip: Chap. 4 "Film Noir"
American Dark Comedy: Beyond Satire By Wes D. Gehring Greenwood Press, 1996
Librarian's tip: Chap. 5 "When Film Noir Becomes Dark Comedy"
Genre Theory in the Context of the Noir and Post-Noir Film By Orr, Christopher Film Criticism, Vol. 22, No. 1, Fall 1997
Class, Crime, and Film Noir: Labor, the Fugitive Outsider, and the Anti-Authoritarian Tradition By Broe, Dennis Social Justice, Vol. 30, No. 1, Spring 2003
Peer-reviewed publications on Questia are publications containing articles which were subject to evaluation for accuracy and substance by professional peers of the article's author(s).
Working Girls: Gender and Sexuality in Popular Cinema By Yvonne Tasker Routledge, 1998
Librarian's tip: Chap. 5 "'New Hollywood,' New Film Noir and the Femme Fatale"
Dreams & Dead Ends: The American Gangster Film By Jack Shadoian Oxford University Press, 2003 (2nd edition)
Librarian's tip: Chap. 2 "Dark Transformations: The Descent into Noir"
Horror Film: Creating and Marketing Fear By Steffen Hantke University Press of Mississippi, 2004
Librarian's tip: "Horror Meets Noir: The Evolution of Cinematic Style, 1931-1958" begins on p. 191
Screen Christologies: Redemption and the Medium of Film By Christopher Deacy University of Wales Press, 2001
Librarian's tip: Chap. 4 "Film Noir as a Repository of Theological Significance" and Chap. 5 "The Theological Basis of Redemption in Film Noir"
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