Pulp culture: hardboiled fiction and the Cold War
The author analyzes the texts of some classic American hard-boiled crime and mystery stories from the Cold War era. Included are works by: David Goodis, Chester Himes, Jim Thompson, Dorothy B. Hughes, Dolores Hitchens, Leigh Brackett, Raymond Chandler, Mickey Spillane, Howard Browne, Gil Brewer, William B. MCGivern, Lionel White, Ross MacDoanld, Horace McCoy, Charles Wileford, and Charles Williams.
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