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The Resource Tough guy writers of the thirties, edited by David Madden ; with a preface by Harry T. Moore

Tough guy writers of the thirties, edited by David Madden ; with a preface by Harry T. Moore

Label
Tough guy writers of the thirties
Title
Tough guy writers of the thirties
Statement of responsibility
edited by David Madden ; with a preface by Harry T. Moore
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.5/209
Index
index present
LC call number
PS379
LC item number
.M26
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Crosscurrents: modern critiques
Label
Tough guy writers of the thirties, edited by David Madden ; with a preface by Harry T. Moore
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • The 'black mask" school
  • Philip Durham
  • The poetics of the private-eye: the novels of Dashiell Hammett
  • Robert I. Edenbaum
  • Focus on "The Maltese falcon": the metaphysical falcon
  • Irving Malin
  • Man under sentence of death: the novels of James M. Cain
  • Joyce Carol Oates
  • Focus on "Appointment in Samarra": the importance of knowing what you are talking about
  • Matthew J. Bruccoli
  • The way out: some life-style sources of the literary tough guy and the proletarian hero
  • Horace McCoy's objective lyricism
  • Thomas Sturak
  • Focus on "you play the black and the red comes up": "no bet"
  • E.R. Hagemann
  • Raymond Chandler: From Bloomsbury to the jungle-and beyond
  • Herbert Ruhm
  • The gangster novel: the urban pastoral
  • George Grella
  • The Hollywood novel: the American dream
  • Carolyn See
  • Kingsley Widmer
  • Focus on three descendants
  • "Nightmare alley": geeks, cons, tips, and marks
  • Charles Shapiro
  • "The damned": Good intentions: the tough guy as hero and villain
  • Charles Alva Hoyt
  • "The killer inside me: fear, purgation, and the Sophoclean light
  • R.V. Cassill
  • Labels
  • Benjamin Appel
  • The tough Hemingway and his hard-boiled children
  • Sheldon Norman Grebstein
  • Focus on "To have and have not": to have not: tough luck
  • Philip Young
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxxix, 247 p.
Lccn
68010115
Note
Spec. Coll. copy 1-2: Part of a collection (Collection 1995). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Tom Sturak collection on Horace McCoy. Item is in box 13. c.1: "Third printing, July 1977"--t.p. verso, illustrated blue wrappers, holograph annotations throughout text, three reviews of McCoy's work and postcard from the editor to Sturak laid in. c.2: dust jacket, red cloth over boards, stamped in gilt on spine, holograph annotations throughout text, typed notes re reviews of the book (1 leaf) and correspondence re recommended corrections for the 2nd edition (2 leaves, dated April 24, 1970) laid in. Ex libris Tom Sturak; gift of Jacqueline Hansen, 2012.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00270213
  • ucoclc270213
Label
Tough guy writers of the thirties, edited by David Madden ; with a preface by Harry T. Moore
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • The 'black mask" school
  • Philip Durham
  • The poetics of the private-eye: the novels of Dashiell Hammett
  • Robert I. Edenbaum
  • Focus on "The Maltese falcon": the metaphysical falcon
  • Irving Malin
  • Man under sentence of death: the novels of James M. Cain
  • Joyce Carol Oates
  • Focus on "Appointment in Samarra": the importance of knowing what you are talking about
  • Matthew J. Bruccoli
  • The way out: some life-style sources of the literary tough guy and the proletarian hero
  • Horace McCoy's objective lyricism
  • Thomas Sturak
  • Focus on "you play the black and the red comes up": "no bet"
  • E.R. Hagemann
  • Raymond Chandler: From Bloomsbury to the jungle-and beyond
  • Herbert Ruhm
  • The gangster novel: the urban pastoral
  • George Grella
  • The Hollywood novel: the American dream
  • Carolyn See
  • Kingsley Widmer
  • Focus on three descendants
  • "Nightmare alley": geeks, cons, tips, and marks
  • Charles Shapiro
  • "The damned": Good intentions: the tough guy as hero and villain
  • Charles Alva Hoyt
  • "The killer inside me: fear, purgation, and the Sophoclean light
  • R.V. Cassill
  • Labels
  • Benjamin Appel
  • The tough Hemingway and his hard-boiled children
  • Sheldon Norman Grebstein
  • Focus on "To have and have not": to have not: tough luck
  • Philip Young
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxxix, 247 p.
Lccn
68010115
Note
Spec. Coll. copy 1-2: Part of a collection (Collection 1995). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Tom Sturak collection on Horace McCoy. Item is in box 13. c.1: "Third printing, July 1977"--t.p. verso, illustrated blue wrappers, holograph annotations throughout text, three reviews of McCoy's work and postcard from the editor to Sturak laid in. c.2: dust jacket, red cloth over boards, stamped in gilt on spine, holograph annotations throughout text, typed notes re reviews of the book (1 leaf) and correspondence re recommended corrections for the 2nd edition (2 leaves, dated April 24, 1970) laid in. Ex libris Tom Sturak; gift of Jacqueline Hansen, 2012.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00270213
  • ucoclc270213

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