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8 edition of Dames in the Driver"s Seat found in the catalog.

Dames in the Driver"s Seat

Rereading Film Noir

by Jans B. Wager

  • 389 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by University of Texas Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Film theory & criticism,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Performing Arts / Film / History & Criticism,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Film noir,
  • History and criticism,
  • Race in motion pictures,
  • Sex role in motion pictures

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9672977M
    ISBN 100292706944
    ISBN 109780292706941

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Jans Wager analyzes how changes in film noir's representation of women's and men's roles, class status, and racial identities mirror changes in a culture that is now often referred to as postmodern and Brand: University of Texas Press.

Get this from a library. Dames in the driver's seat: rereading film noir. [Jans B Wager] -- Jans Wager presents an astute analysis of how gender, class, and race have been portrayed in classic film noir () and in retro-noir and neo-noir films of the s. Dames in the Driver's Seat offers new views of both classical-era and contemporary noirs through the lenses of gender, class, and race.

Jans Wager analyzes how changes in film noir's representation of women's and men's roles, class status, and racial identities mirror changes in a culture that is now often referred to as postmodern and. The Driver’s Seat is an usual story- usual to Muriel Spark, but unusual in every possible sense to the world, for its strangeness is not something which I’ve previously encountered.

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