Tough guy writers of the thirties, edited by David Madden. With a preface by Harry T. Moore.

Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press [1968] .

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Subjects American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Cain, James M., 1892-1977 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism.
Roman américain -- 20e siècle.
Violence in literature.
Series Crosscurrents/modern critiques.
Description xxxix, 247 pages 22 cm.
Copyright Date [1968]
Notes Also issued online.
Contents The way out: some life-style sources of the literary tough guy and the proletarian hero / Kingsley Widmer -- Labels / Benjamin Appel -- The tough Hemingway and his hard-boiled children / Sheldon Norman Grebstein -- Focus on "To have and have not": to have not: tough luck / Philip Young -- The 'black mask" school / Philip Durham -- The poetics of the private-eye: the novels of Dashiell Hammett / Robert I. Edenbaum -- Focus on "The Maltese falcon": the metaphysical falcon / Irving Malin -- Man under sentence of death: the novels of James M. Cain / Joyce Carol Oates -- Focus on "Appointment in Samarra": the importance of knowing what you are talking about / Matthew J. Bruccoli -- Horace McCoy's objective lyricism / Thomas Sturak -- Focus on "you play the black and the red comes up": "no bet" / E.R. Hagemann -- Raymond Chandler: From Bloomsbury to the jungle-and beyond / Herbert Ruhm -- The gangster novel: the urban pastoral / George Grella -- The Hollywood novel: the American dream / Carolyn See -- Focus on three descendants -- "Nightmare alley": geeks, cons, tips, and marks / Charles Shapiro -- "The damned": Good intentions: the tough guy as hero and villain / Charles Alva Hoyt -- "The killer inside me: fear, purgation, and the Sophoclean light / R.V. Cassill.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)270213
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WorldCat Identities Madden, David, 1933-
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