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roman noir in post-war French culture

dark fictions

by Claire Gorrara

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detective and mystery stories, French -- History and criticism,
  • Noir fiction -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [128]-132) and index.

    StatementClaire Gorrara.
    SeriesOxford studies in modern European culture
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ637.D4 G67 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 136 p. ;
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3778107M
    ISBN 100199246092
    LC Control Number2003544799
    OCLC/WorldCa51315829

    French variants include the previously mentioned roman noir, instantly recognizable as a result of its heavily stylized use of atmosphere and emotional detachment (Marcus Malte is a quintessential stylist), and the roman social, which deals with contemporary social, economic, moral, and political issues against the backdrop of injustice (Dominique Manotti’s Bien connu des services de police and Marin Ledun’s . God of War - The Official Novelization PDF By:J. M. Barlog Published on by Titan Books (US, CA). The novelization of the highly anticipated God of War game. His vengeance against the Gods of Olympus years behind him, Kratos now lives as a man in the realm of Norse gods and : Jennifer Books.

    Counter-Cultural Politics: Jean-Patrick Manchette, Le Petit Bleu de la côte ouest () Counter-Cultural Politics: Jean-Patrick Manchette, Le Petit Bleu de la côte ouest () Chapter: (p) 3 Counter-Cultural Politics: Jean-Patrick Manchette, Le Petit Bleu de la côte ouest () Source: The Roman Noir in Post-War French Culture Author(s):Author: Claire Gorrara. Macmillan ), The Roman Noir in Post-War French Culture: Dark Fictions (OUP ), and editor of French Crime Fiction (University of Wales Press ) and co-editor of European Memories of the Second World War (Berghahn ) with Helmut Peitsch and Charles Burdett.

      L.A. Confidential, by James Ellroy The third book in Ellroy’s L.A. Quartet marks the point at which noir invaded the literary world and made a home for ’s s Los Angeles is corrupt, violent, soaked in lust and addictions, and populated by crooked cops and : Jeff Somers. A resource for students and teachers, this book gives its readers a firm grounding in 19th- and 20th-century French history and culture. It focuses on iconic moments in history rather than straightforward chronological narrative as a base from which to launch more specialized interests.


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A populist and widely disseminated genre, the French roman noir has suffered from a reputation as a minor genre with its roots in American popular : Claire Gorrara. The Roman Noir in Post-War French Culture offers a lively introduction to the post-war French roman noir from a cultural studies perspective.

A populist and widely disseminated genre, the French roman noir has suffered from a reputation as a minor genre with its roots in American popular : Claire Gorrara.

Populist and widely disseminated, the French roman noir has a reputation as a minor genre with its roots in American popular culture. This study challenges such preconceptions and examines the genre as a critical response to concerns and debates in post-war French society.

The Roman Noir in Post-War French Culture is part of the Oxford University Press's "Studies in European Culture" series. The goal of this series is to present a variety of texts and films pertaining to certain literary or cultural themes with regard to their socio-historical contexts.

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For a comprehensive critical review of the modern and contemporary roman noir, see Temps modernes, roman noir: pas d'orchidees pour les temps modernes (Aug.-Oct., ).

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Cain, Double Indemnity by James M. Cain, The Big C.Roman noir, román noir je termín převzatý z adekvátní výrazu film noir používanému v kinematografii.V české literatuře se jím označuje jeden typ literárního žánru zvaného detektivní román.V anglo-americké literatuře se tento typ románu nazývá „noir fiction“ a vychází ze žánru zvaného španělsky mluvících zemích se.