“…how do the many noir styles manage to reproduce themselves and at the same time evolve into different forms? In my view, the answer to this question lies in iconography or fashion as much as in camera technique. A complete answer, moreover, involves the changing look of America itself.”
—James Naremore: More Than Night: Film Noir in Its Contexts (University of California Press)
This “Updated and Expanded” edition is a must-have for fans of film noir.