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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
Language
eng
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cassuto, Leonard
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • 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 (p. [307]-309) and index
Contents
Introduction: Sentimentality, sympathy, serial killers -- 1. Crime and sympathy -- 2. Hammett and the hard-boiled sentimental -- 3. Depression domesticity -- 4. The sentimental action hero in Cold War crime stories -- 5. Sentimental perversion : the canonized nonconformists of the Fifties -- 6. The homely heart of the hard-boiled : Ross Macdonald and John D. MacDonald -- 7. Hard-boiled therapists, hard-boiled women and a vigilante -- 8. Shades of professional sympathy : race, crime, detection -- 9. The rise of the serial killer
Control code
ocn226360230
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 327 p.
Isbn
9780231126915
Lccn
2008028238
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)226360230
Label
Hard-boiled sentimentality : the secret history of American crime stories, Leonard Cassuto
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-309) and index
Contents
Introduction: Sentimentality, sympathy, serial killers -- 1. Crime and sympathy -- 2. Hammett and the hard-boiled sentimental -- 3. Depression domesticity -- 4. The sentimental action hero in Cold War crime stories -- 5. Sentimental perversion : the canonized nonconformists of the Fifties -- 6. The homely heart of the hard-boiled : Ross Macdonald and John D. MacDonald -- 7. Hard-boiled therapists, hard-boiled women and a vigilante -- 8. Shades of professional sympathy : race, crime, detection -- 9. The rise of the serial killer
Control code
ocn226360230
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 327 p.
Isbn
9780231126915
Lccn
2008028238
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)226360230

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