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Author Pippin, Robert B., 1948-
Title Fatalism in American film noir : some cinematic philosophy / Robert B. Pippin.
Imprint Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2012.

Author Pippin, Robert B., 1948-
Series Page-Barbour lectures for 2010
Page-Barbour lectures for 2010.
Subject Film noir -- United States -- History and criticism.
Fate and fatalism in motion pictures.
Description 1 online resource : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Note Print version record.
English.
Summary This book reveals the ways in which American film noir explore the declining credibility of individuals as causal centers of agency, and how we live with the acknowledgment of such limitations.
ISBN 9780813932019 (electronic bk.)
0813932017 (electronic bk.)
9780813931890
0813931894
1280489502
9781280489501
9786613584731
6613584738
9780813934020
0813934028
ISBN/ISSN 40020528491
OCLC # 793740698
Additional Format Print version: Pippin, Robert B., 1948- Fatalism in American film noir. Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2012 9780813931890 (DLC) 2011018971 (OCoLC)727126682



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