America Noir: Underground Writers and Filmmakers of the Postwar Era

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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.

America Noir: Underground Writers and Filmmakers of the Postwar Era 2010, Smithsonian Books (DC)

ISBN-13: 9781588342188

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America Noir: Underground Writers and Filmmakers of the Postwar Era 2000, Smithsonian Books (DC), Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781560988137

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