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Beams falling : the art of Dashiell Hammett

Author: Peter Wolfe
Publisher: Bowling Green, Ohio : Bowling Green University Popular Press, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first book published on Hammett since 1969, Wolfe interprets leading themes, considers important social issues raised by them and fills in the necessary historical background.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wolfe, Peter, 1933-
Beams falling.
Bowling Green, Ohio : Bowling Green University Popular Press, ©1980
(OCoLC)570314917
Named Person: Dashiell Hammett; Dashiell Hammett; Dashiell Hammett
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Wolfe
ISBN: 0879721405 9780879721404 0879721391 9780879721398
OCLC Number: 6045624
Description: 168 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The detective nobody knew --
2. The mind and heart of the short stories --
3. Fresh mountain gore --
4. The voice-and-vision filmflam --
5. Sam Spade and other romantics --
6. City lights --
7. Season's greetings.
Responsibility: Peter Wolfe.

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The first book published on Hammett since 1969, Wolfe interprets leading themes, considers important social issues raised by them and fills in the necessary historical background.

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