Pulp culture: hardboiled fiction and the Cold War

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Serpent's Tail, 1995 - Education - 230 pages
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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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This book is invaluable to crime fans for its many mentions of forgotten noir classics. It's also got some political observations of varied value. Initially, the author's perspective shows some ... Read full review

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Contents

A Knife that Cuts Both Ways
14
Taking Out Contracts
65
Femme Fatality
106
Copyright

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