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Title

Knowledge, Morality, and Tragedy in The Killers and Out of the Past

Author

Ian Jarvie

Document Type

Essay

Citation

Jarvie, Ian. “Knowledge, Morality, and Tragedy in The Killers and Out of the Past.” In The Philosophy of Film Noir, edited by Mark T. Conard, 163-85. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2005.

Annotation

Film study. Compares Siodmak’s version of “The Killers” (1946) to Tourneur’s Out of the Past (1947), considering Aristotle’s Poetics. Argues that audience disconnection from the exotic and immoral world of film noir excludes the genre from classical tragedy.

Published in

The Philosophy of Film Noir

Date

2005

Pages

163-185

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