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Making the detective story American : Biggers, Van Dine and Hammett and the turning point of the genre, 1925-1930

Author: J Kenneth Van Dover
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2010.
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"Detective fiction is one of the America's most popular and enduring literary genres. This critical text examines the fiction of Earl Derr Biggers, S.S. Van Dine, and Dashiell Hammett, three writers who, during the Roaring Twenties, transformed the detective story "--Provided by publisher.
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Van Dover, J. Kenneth.
Making the detective story American.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2010
(DLC) 2010007144
(OCoLC)496235761
Named Person: Earl Derr Biggers; S S Van Dine; Dashiell Hammett; Earl Derr Biggers; Dashiell Hammett; S S Van Dine
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Kenneth Van Dover
ISBN: 9780786456895 0786456892
OCLC Number: 615626700
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 221 pages)
Contents: Introduction: the detective and the 1920s --
He used to be a highbrow: intellect, taste, and the detection of crime in the 1920s --
No Chinaman: ethnicity and the detective in the 1920s --
Ripped from the headlines: translating sensational crime fact into popular crime fiction in the 1920s --
Enterprising, flippant, hard: young American women in detective fiction of the 1920s --
Appendix A: three brief biographies --
Appendix B: mystery and detection bestsellers, 1925-1935 --
Appendix C: films based on the works of Earl Derr Biggers, S.S. van Dine, and Dashiell Hammett.
Responsibility: J.K. Van Dover.

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"For style, scholarship, and analysis, Van Dover has long been one of the best academic writers on detective fiction...significant"--Mystery Scene.

 
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