The Street Was Mine: White Masculinity in Hardboiled Fiction and Film Noir

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The Street Was Mine: White Masculinity in Hardboiled Fiction and Film Noir - Abbott, M
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This book considers a recurrent figure in American literature: the solitary white man moving through urban space. The descendent of Nineteenth-century frontier and western heroes, the figure re-emerges in 1930-50s America as the 'tough guy'. The Street Was Mine looks to the tough guy in the works of hardboiled novelists Raymond Chandler ( The Big Sleep ) and James M. Cain ( Double Indemnity ) and their popular film noir adaptations. Focusing on the way he negotiates racial and gender 'otherness', this study argues that the ...

The Street Was Mine: White Masculinity in Hardboiled Fiction and Film Noir 2003, Palgrave MacMillan, New York

ISBN-13: 9780312294816

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The Street Was Mine: White Masculinity in Hardboiled Fiction and Film Noir 2003, Palgrave MacMillan, New York

ISBN-13: 9781349387878

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