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Title Lonely places, dangerous ground : Nicholas Ray in American cinema / edited by Steven Rybin and Will Scheibel.

Publication Info. Albany : SUNY Press, [2014]

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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 296 pages) : illustrations.
Physical Medium polychrome
Description text file
Series The SUNY series, horizons of cinema
SUNY series, horizons of cinema.
Note Includes filmography.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-280) and index.
Summary "Examines the director's place in the history of Hollywood and the institution of cinema"--Provided by publisher.
Contents Introduction : Nicholas Ray and the potential of cinema culture / Steven Rybin and Will Scheibel -- Looking for Nicholas Ray / Jonathan Rosenbaum -- Nicholas Ray : the breadth of modern gesture / Joe McElhaney -- Economies of desire : reimagining Noir in They live by night / Ria Banerjee -- Knock on any door : realist form and popularized social science / Chris Cagle -- "I've got the queerest feeling" about A woman's secret and Born to be bad / Alexander Doty -- Something more than Noir / Steven Sanders -- On dangerous ground : of outsiders / R. Barton Palmer -- Flying leathernecks : color and characterization / Tony Williams -- The lusty men and the post-Western / Neil Campbell -- Citizen Nick : civic engagement and folk culture in the life and work of Nicholas Ray / James I. Deutsch and Lauren R. Shaw -- A teacup and a kiss : staging action in Johnny Guitar / Murray Pomerance -- "You can't be a rebel if you grin" : masculinity, performance, and anxiety in 1950s rock-and-roll and the films of Nicholas Ray / Paul Anthony Johnson -- Places and spaces in Rebel without a cause / Robin A. Larsen -- Nicholas Ray's wilderness films : word, law, and landscape / Susan White -- Bigger than life : melodrama, masculinity, and the American dream / Will Scheibel -- Ray, widescreen, and genre : The true story of Jesse James / Harper Cossar -- Disequilibrium, or : love interest (on Party girl) / Adrian Martin -- King of kings and the politics of masculinity in the Cold War biblical epic / Jason McKahan -- "As surely as a criminal would die" : Nicholas Ray's The doctor and the devils / Larysa Smirnova and Chris Fujiwara -- The pedagogical aesthetics of We can't go home again / Steven Rybin -- Postscript : The class : interview with Nicholas Ray / Bill Krohn.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Ray, Nicholas, 1911-1979 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Ray, Nicholas, 1911-1979.
Criticism and interpretation.
Ray, Nicholas, 1911-1979.
Motion picture producers and directors -- United States.
Motion picture producers and directors.
United States.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Electronic books.
Added Author Rybin, Steven, 1979- editor.
Scheibel, Will, 1983- editor.
Other Form: Print version: Lonely places, dangerous ground 9781438449814 (DLC) 2013008318 (OCoLC)840937612
ISBN 9781438449821 (electronic book)
1438449828 (electronic book)
9781438449814 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
143844981X (hardcover : alkaline paper)