A long way from solving that one: psycho/social and ethical implications of Ross Macdonald's Lew Archer tales
The purpose of this book is to study Ross Macdonald's detective fiction as an example of popular culture.
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in a Fallen World
3 Social and Ethical Assumptions
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action adaptation aesthetic Albert Graves ambitious wishes Archer novels assumptions audience authority Bluestone Brian Kilpatrick Chandler Chapter character Christ cinema classical client conflict conventions corruption Crandall critical demands deontological ethics detective fiction dialogue Drowning Pool Elizabeth Broadhurst erotic and ambitious ethical experience expression fantasy forces Freud Fritz function genre hard-boiled detective story hard-boiled fiction hard-boiled story Harper hero individual intellectual class interest Kelsey Leo Broadhurst limits literary loyalty Macdonald's fiction Macdonald's Lew Archer Maltese Falcon Miranda monotheism monotheistic moral Mountain House Moving Target murder mystery narrative Paul Newman Philip Marlowe police popular culture popular culture studies possible present problem psychological question Ralph Sampson Raymond Chandler reader Reinhold Reinhold Niebuhr relationship religion renunciation responsibility reveals Richard Niebuhr Ronny Broadhurst Ross Macdonald satisfactions seems sexual sheriff social society Stanley's superego Sweetner tale traditional ultimate unconscious Underground understand values visual wish fulfillment writers York