5 edition of Crime fiction and film in the Southwest found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Steve Glassman and Maurice J. O"Sullivan|
|Contributions||Glassman, Steve., O"Sullivan, Maurice, 1944-|
|LC Classifications||PS277 .C75 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||303 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||303|
|ISBN 10||0879728450, 0879728469|
|LC Control Number||2001037658|
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In Crime Fiction and Film in the Southwest, a group of literary critics tracks the mystery and crime novel from the Painted Desert to Death Valley and Salt Lake City. In addition the book includes the first comprehensive bibliography of mysteries set in the Southwest and a chapter on Southwest film noir from Humphrey Bogart's tough hood in The.
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Top 10 female detectives in fiction the film version of Peter Høeg’s novel. Photograph: Sportsphoto/Allstar Writing crime fiction from a woman’s point of view was a natural decision Author: Kristen Lepionka. In "The Ten Commandments of Detective Fiction," an article on the website MysteryList, S.
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Crime Fiction and Film in the Sunshine State: Florida Noir. Bowling Green State University Popular Press. ISBN Glassman, Steve; O'Sullivan, Maurice, eds. (15 June ). Crime Fiction and Film in the Southwest: Bad Boys and Bad Girls in the Badlands. Popular Press. ISBN The book tells the story of film noir's first on-location shooting set.
Movies filmed there have a realism missing from those produced on the typical studio soundstage. While some of the movies discussed in this book are only of average quality with regard to screenplay and acting, all profit from being freed of the confines of the studio, and /5(20).
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