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Hard Boiled

Pub Date : 2010-07-07 | Author : Erin Smith | Publisher : Temple University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781592139118
ISBN 13 : 1592139116

An examination of the culture that produced and supported pulp-fiction...

Hard Boiled

Pub Date : 2017 | Author : Frank Miller | Publisher : Dark Horse Comics

ISBN 10 : 9781506701073
ISBN 13 : 1506701078

A second edition hardcover of the Eisner Award winner! Carl Seltz is a suburban insurance investigator, a loving husband, and devoted father. Nixon is a berserk, homicidal tax coll..

Hard Boiled

Pub Date : 1997-05-01 | Author : Bill Pronzini | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 9780195103533
ISBN 13 : 019510353X

A collection of thirty-six crime stories that traces the evolution of the genre over eight decades includes works by Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, Mickey Spillane, Jim Thomps..

Hard Boiled Wonderland And The End Of The World

Pub Date : 2010-11-17 | Author : Haruki Murakami | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307777690
ISBN 13 : 0307777693

In this hyperkinetic and relentlessly inventive novel, Japan’s most popular (and controversial) fiction writer hurtles into the consciousness of the West. Hard-Boiled Wonderland ..

Hard Boiled Masculinities

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Christopher Breu | Publisher : U of Minnesota Press

ISBN 10 : 0816644349
ISBN 13 : 9780816644346

The persona of the American male in the period between the two world wars was characterized by physical strength, emotional detachment, aggressive behavior, and an amoral worldview..

Cracking The Hard Boiled Detective

Pub Date : 2006-02-17 | Author : Lewis D. Moore | Publisher : McFarland

ISBN 10 : 0786482397
ISBN 13 : 9780786482399

The hard-boiled private detective is among the most recognizable characters in popular fiction since the 1920s--a tough product of a violent world, in which police forces are inade..

Hard Boiled Fiction And Dark Romanticism

Pub Date : 1998-01-01 | Author : Jopi Nyman | Publisher : Peter Lang Pub Incorporated

ISBN 10 : 3631326904
ISBN 13 : 9783631326909

Since the 1920s the use of romantic features in the tough masculinist narratives of American hard-boiled fiction has often surprised its readers. Through an exploration of fiction ..