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Cain's craft

Author: David Madden
Publisher: Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analyzes the master of the hard-boiled novel.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Madden, David, 1933-
Cain's craft.
Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1985
(OCoLC)567637075
Named Person: James M Cain; James M Cain; James M Cain
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Madden
ISBN: 0810817500 9780810817500
OCLC Number: 11159089
Description: xi, 162 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The tough and Proletarian novelists of the Thirties: Cain's The Postman Always Rings Twice, McCoy's They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, and Traven's The Death Ship. --
2. Cain's career as a novelist. --
3. Cain and the movies of the Thirties and Forties. --
4. Cain and the Pure novel. --
5.A comparison of Cain's The Postman Always Rings Twice and Camus's The Stranger. --
6. The aesthetics of Popular Culture: Cain's Serenade and Morris's Love Among the Cannibals: The dynamics of craft and technique.
Responsibility: by David Madden.

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All will find the 20-page bibliography of great use....Will be needed by undergraduates and graduates. * CHOICE * Madden's knowledge of Cain's work allows him to show Cain to best advantage. * Modern Read more...

 
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