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The Noir Thriller free pdf What is literary noir? How do British and American noir thrillers relate to their historical contexts? In considering such questions, this study ranges over hundreds of novels, analyzing the politics and poetics of noir from the hard boiled fiction of Hammett, Chandler and Cain to the exciting diversity of nineties thrillers, with sections on the tough investigators, gangsters and victims of the Depression years: the first person killers, femmes fatales and black protagonists of mid-century the game-players, voyeurs and consumers of contemporary thrillers and future noir.

About Lee Horsley

LEE HORSLEY is Senior Lecturer in English at the Lancaster University. Her publications include Political Fiction and the Historical Imagination (1990), and Fictions of Power in English Literature 1900-1950 (1995) as well as recent articles on crime fiction published in Clues and Modern Fiction Studies.

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Author : Lee Horsley
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 19 January 2001
ISBN : 0333720458
EAN : 9780333720455
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 319 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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