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The Resource Hard-boiled sentimentality : the secret history of American crime stories, Leonard Cassuto

Hard-boiled sentimentality : the secret history of American crime stories, Leonard Cassuto

Label
Hard-boiled sentimentality : the secret history of American crime stories
Title
Hard-boiled sentimentality
Title remainder
the secret history of American crime stories
Statement of responsibility
Leonard Cassuto
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A neglected dog finds his purpose through rapping and rhyming
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cassuto, Leonard
Dewey number
813/.087209
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.D4
LC item number
C38 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dogs
  • Hip-hop
  • Rap (Music)
  • Detective and mystery stories, American
  • American fiction
  • Domestic fiction, American
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • Women and literature
  • Masculinity in literature
  • Detective and mystery films
Label
Hard-boiled sentimentality : the secret history of American crime stories, Leonard Cassuto
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [307]-309) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : sentimentality, sympathy, serial killers : Dashiell Hammett, Charles Willeford, and others -- Revising the roots of the hard-boiled tradition : the 1920s. Crime and sympathy : Theodore Dreiser, Ernest Hemingway ; Hammett and the hard-boiled sentimental -- Reading the hard-boiled sentimental : from the thirties to the fifties. Depression domesticity : James M. Cain, Raymond Chandler, also Horace McCoy, Damon Runyon, Erskine Caldwell ; The sentimental action hero in Cold War crime stories : Raymond Chandler, David Goodis, John D. MacDonald, William P. McGivern, Wade Miller, John Evans [aka Howard Browne] ; also Cornell Woolrich, Mickey Spillane, Gil Brewer ; Sentimental perversion : the canonized nonconformists of the fifties : Jim Thompson, Patricia Highsmith -- Crime fiction at the sentimental apocalypse : the rise of the hard-boiled domestic detective and the serial killer from the sixties to the present. The homely heart of the hard-boiled : Ross Macdonald, John D. MacDonald, Robert B. Parker, Robert Bloch ; Hard-boiled therapists, hard-boiled women, and a vigilante : Thomas Harris, Lawrence Block, James Lee Burke, Sue Grafton, and others ; Shade of professional sympathy : race, crime, detection : Chester Himes, Walter Mosley, William P. McGivern, Dennis Lehane, and others ; The rise of the serial killer : Robert Finnegan, Truman Capote, Thomas Harris ; also Robert Bloch, John D. MacDonald, Dean Koontz, Gil Brewer, Alice Sebold, and others
Control code
243845190
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 327 pages
Isbn
9780231126915
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008028238
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)226360230
Label
Hard-boiled sentimentality : the secret history of American crime stories, Leonard Cassuto
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [307]-309) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : sentimentality, sympathy, serial killers : Dashiell Hammett, Charles Willeford, and others -- Revising the roots of the hard-boiled tradition : the 1920s. Crime and sympathy : Theodore Dreiser, Ernest Hemingway ; Hammett and the hard-boiled sentimental -- Reading the hard-boiled sentimental : from the thirties to the fifties. Depression domesticity : James M. Cain, Raymond Chandler, also Horace McCoy, Damon Runyon, Erskine Caldwell ; The sentimental action hero in Cold War crime stories : Raymond Chandler, David Goodis, John D. MacDonald, William P. McGivern, Wade Miller, John Evans [aka Howard Browne] ; also Cornell Woolrich, Mickey Spillane, Gil Brewer ; Sentimental perversion : the canonized nonconformists of the fifties : Jim Thompson, Patricia Highsmith -- Crime fiction at the sentimental apocalypse : the rise of the hard-boiled domestic detective and the serial killer from the sixties to the present. The homely heart of the hard-boiled : Ross Macdonald, John D. MacDonald, Robert B. Parker, Robert Bloch ; Hard-boiled therapists, hard-boiled women, and a vigilante : Thomas Harris, Lawrence Block, James Lee Burke, Sue Grafton, and others ; Shade of professional sympathy : race, crime, detection : Chester Himes, Walter Mosley, William P. McGivern, Dennis Lehane, and others ; The rise of the serial killer : Robert Finnegan, Truman Capote, Thomas Harris ; also Robert Bloch, John D. MacDonald, Dean Koontz, Gil Brewer, Alice Sebold, and others
Control code
243845190
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 327 pages
Isbn
9780231126915
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008028238
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)226360230

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