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Author Smith, Erin A. (Erin Ann), 1970-

Title Hard-boiled : working-class readers and pulp magazines / Erin A. Smith.

Published Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xi, 215 pages) : illustrations
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-210) and index.
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: Reconstructing Readers; 1. The Hard-Boiled Writer and the literary Marketplace; 2. The Adman on the Shop Floor: Workers, Consumer Culture, and the Pulps; Part II : Reading Hard-Boiled Fiction; 3. Proletarian Plots; 4. Dressed to Kill; 5. Talking Tough; 6. The Office Wife; Afterword; Notes; Index.
Summary An examination of the culture that produced and supported pulp-fiction.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Popular literature -- United States -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Periodicals -- Publishing -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Working class -- Books and reading -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Detectives in literature.
Crime in literature.
Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Electronic books.
ISBN 0585366748 (electronic bk.)
9780585366746 (electronic bk.)
9781592139118 (electronic bk.)
1592139116 (electronic bk.)
1566397685 (alk. paper)