America Noir: Underground Writers and Filmmakers of the Postwar Era. David Cochran.

America Noir: Underground Writers and Filmmakers of the Postwar Era

Smithsonian Books (DC), May 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. Used - Very Good / Very Good. Item #233746
ISBN: 1560988134



Cochran details how ten writers and filmmakers (including Patricia Highsmith, Rod Serling, Ray Bradbury, and Jim Thompson) probed the Cold War's cultural contradictions and indirectly challenged its social pieties: the superiority of American democracy, the benevolence of free enterprise, and the sanctity of the suburban family. First/first in very good dustjacket. Quarter bound: red cloth spine with black lettering & black paper covered boards. Clean, sound, without markings. Tight binding. Complete number line.

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