Dreams & dead ends the American gangster film (eBook, 2003) [University of Washington Libraries]
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Dreams & dead ends the American gangster film

Dreams & dead ends the American gangster film

Author: Jack Shadoian
Publisher: Oxford ˜[u.a.]œ Oxford University Press Birmingham, AL, USA EBSCO Industries, Inc. 2003
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Dreams and Dead Ends provides a compelling history of the twentieth-century American gangster film. Moving chronologically through nearly seven decades, this volume offers illuminating readings of a  Read more...

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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Shadoian
ISBN: 9780198032632 0198032633 9780195142921 0195142926 9780195142914 0195142918 0195302753 9780195302752
Accession No: (DE-599)HEB42019469X (OCoLC)704525814
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-360) and index
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (xv, 376 pages) Illustrations.
Contents: 1. THE GOLDEN AGE; 2. DARK TRANSFORMATIONS; 3. THE GENRE'S "ENLIGHTENMENT"; 4. GOING GRAY AND GOING CRAZY; 5. FOCUS ON FEELING; 6. CONTEMPORARY COLORATIONS; 7. TOWARDS THE 21ST CENTURY
Other Titles: Dreams and dead ends
Responsibility: Jack Shadoian
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