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Agatha Christie's Detective Novels

.... During a discussion of some detective fiction of the era, her sister remarked that writing that sort of thing would be too difficult for Agatha. ....

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Mysteries and Detection

Mysteries and Detection Question 1ûRaymond Chandler The novels of Raymond Chandler, hard-boiled detective fiction in the vein of Dashiel Hammett, focus on the ....

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Mysteries and Detection

Mysteries and Detection Question 1ûRaymond Chandler The novels of Raymond Chandler, hard-boiled detective fiction in the vein of Dashiel Hammett, focus on the ....

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Analysis of The Maltese Falcon and Contempt

.... Body Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcon is considered a classic of detective fiction, a literary genre that shares many similarities with the film genre ....

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Literature and Individuality in Poe

.... The character of the mathematician is another who is commonplace in the detective fiction to follow, the smug criminal who also possesses enough imagination to ....

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American crime fiction

.... years apart, for the novel Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley, and for countless other manifestations of the private detective character in fiction and film ....

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God Save The Child

.... direction. The hero is similar to heroes in classic detective fiction by authors like Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett. Jack ....

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Chronicle of a Death Foretold Analysis

.... "Solution to Dissolution: Detective Fiction from Wilkie Collins to Gabriel Garcia Marquez." Journal of Women & the Law, 15(1), 1-41. Garcia Marquez, Gabriel. ....

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Dashiell Hammett

.... and that statement, irrespective of the hardboiled seen-it-all persona, helps explain the favorable comparison of Hammett's detective fiction to Hemingway's ....

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Edgar Allan Poe

.... 1842-43), and The Purloined Letter (1841). The new key was what has now become detective fiction. Poe went on, ôI do not mean to ....

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Edgar Allan Poe & Alcoholism

.... 1842-43), and The Purloined Letter (1841). The new key was what has now become detective fiction. Poe went on, "I do not mean to ....

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Blind Man With a Pistol

.... Skinner, Robert. Two Guns from Harlem: The Detective Fiction of Chester Himes. Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1989.

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THE BIG SLEEP Detective Stories

.... Actually, as with so many private detectives in this sort of fiction, she is originally .... and The Big Sleep in that this is a hard-boiled detective novels et in ....

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Young Adult Fiction Writer Natalie Babbitt

.... The outcome of the novel is not the traditional stuff of adventure fiction, however, for .... people who live in the hall, the robber, and the detective hired to ....

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Intentions Gone Haywire and Crime Novels

.... The private detective or private eye is the character most associated with American crime fiction, and as the private detective developed, he was part of a ....

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Race and Film

.... The private detective in American crime fiction is not only the narrator and the filter but also the moral voice in the wilderness, and this has been carried ....

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Selected American Literature

.... Consider the hard-boiled detective fiction of Raymond Chandler, which is different from but not less interesting than the emotionally charged examination of ....

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Life & Works of Edgar Allan Poe

.... Critics may dismiss these works as "superficial" or "immature," but in them Poe inspired a whole genre of literature - detective fiction - that is thriving ....

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Social Problems in Fiction

.... the nineteenth century, The popularity of this generation of utopian fiction lies partially .... However, in one scene the working-class detective, Thorn, visits an ....

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Historical Research

.... Following the saying on a popular detective/science fiction television show, detectives are convinced that "the truth is out there." According to Winks and ....

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Joseph Conrad's Fiction

.... Decoud and Marlowe reveal a repetitive warning embedded in Conrad's fiction, especially when .... only exceed but improve those usually embedded in a detective story ....

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Murder Mysteries

.... Actually, as with so many private detectives in this sort of fiction, she is originally .... and The Big Sleep in that this is a hard-boiled detective novels et in ....

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MANAGEMENT REVIEW FOR BORDERS BOOKS

.... General interest fictionB Including romance, detective, science fiction, lifestyle and special interest (children, ethnic groups and so on.) General Interest ....

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Latin American Literature

.... so on. He also used certain generic models for his writings, such as serial fiction and the detective novel. Puig had addressed ....

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Film Noir Style of Blade Runner

.... The androids themselves are a different sort of target for the detective. .... This actually links the film closely to film science fiction which, unlike much ....

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The Structure of Tom Sawyer

.... Huckleberry Finn, and in Tom Sawyer Abroad and Tom Sawyer, Detective, two of .... hindrance to Huck and has become so enamored of European adventure fiction that he ....

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Two Film Versions of Scarface

.... genres make use of the same central icon, for guns in one form or another are often featured in melodrama, science fiction, horror, the detective film, the ....

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Films and Social Attitude

.... genres make use of the same central icon, for guns in one form or another are often featured in melodrama, science fiction, horror, the detective film, the ....

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Chester Himes' Blind Man With a Pistol

.... on the scene itself, on Harlem as symbol, using the detective story framework .... Margolies and Sallis that violence identifies all of Himes's fiction, whether the ....

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Blade Runner (1982) & Double Indemnity (1944)

.... the police detective centers on has a hair-do reminiscent of Joan Crawford in the film noir Mildred Pierce (1945). Blade Runner is a science fiction movie that ....

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