Noir and the urban imaginary
Maher, Sean William (2010) Noir and the urban imaginary. PhD by Creative Works, Queensland University of Technology.
Noir and the Urban Imaginary is creative practice based PhD research comprising critical analysis (40%) exegesis (10%) and a twenty-six minute film, The Brisbane Line (50%). The research investigates intersection of four elements; the city, the cinema, history and postmodernity. The thesis discusses relationships between each of the four elements and what cinematic representation of cities reveals about modern and postmodern urban experience and historicisation. Key concepts in the research include, 'urbanism', 'historiography', 'modernity', 'postmodernity', 'neo-noir'.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD by Creative Works)|
|Keywords:||Blade Runner, Brisbane Line, Chinatown, cinematic city, film noir, historiography, imaginary, Los Angeles, modernism, modernity, neo noir, postmodernism, postmodernity, urban, urbanism, urban theory|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty|
Past > Disciplines > Film & Television
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||28 Jun 2011 10:06|
|Last Modified:||28 Jun 2011 10:06|
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