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Re-examining the maladjusted text: post-war America, the Hollywood Left and the problem with Film Noir

@inproceedings{Manning2015ReexaminingTM,
  title={Re-examining the maladjusted text: post-war America, the Hollywood Left and the problem with Film Noir},
  author={Robert Manning},
  year={2015}
}
Film noir is a term created after fact and applied back to films from a previous period and studies have often conflated very different films and privileged some facets over others in an endeavour to structure a definition. Some scholars have identified that a relatively small group of films came to be seen by the Hollywood Left as highly significant; and that their discussions of these films were the products of deeper anxieties faced by this group in the immediate post-war period… Expand