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Author Athanasourelis, John Paul, 1952-

Title Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe : the hard-boiled detective transformed / John Paul Athanasourelis.

Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Publishers, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    813 Chandler,R ATH    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description vii, 200 pages ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Rugged individualism in Carroll John Daly and Mickey Spillane -- Dashiell Hammett: individualism in transition -- Marlowe as negotiator -- Marlowe and the police -- Marlowe and the criminals -- Ross Macdonald -- Cinematic considerations -- Conclusion.
Summary "Since their inception, detective novels have been a wildly successful genre of American fiction, featuring a uniquely American belief in rugged individualism. This book focuses on Raymond Chandler's creation of Philip Marlowe, a detective whose feeling for community and willingness to compromise radically changed the genre's vigilantism and violence"--Provided by publisher
Subject Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959 -- Characters -- Philip Marlowe.
Marlowe, Philip (Fictitious character)
Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780786442157 (softcover ; alk. paper)
0786442158 (softcover ; alk. paper)

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