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The critical response to Raymond Chandler

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism.,
  • Marlowe, Philip (Fictitious character)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-223) and index.

    Statementedited by J.K. Van Dover.
    SeriesCritical responses in arts and letters,, no. 18
    ContributionsVan Dover, J. Kenneth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3505.H3224 Z62 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 227 p. ;
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1116050M
    ISBN 100313279489
    LC Control Number94042120

    Raymond Chandler () was an American novelist as well as a screenwriter. He is best known for his hardboiled detective novels and stories (largely featuring Philip Marlowe) and influenced many people in different mediums, including authors Robert B. Parker, Robert Crais, Michael Connelly and filmmakers Quentin Tarantino and the Coen Brothers. The Critical Response to Raymond Chandler. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group. pp. Philip Durham. Down These Mean Streets a Man Must Go: Raymond Chandler's Knight. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press. Judith Freeman. The Long Embrace: Raymond Chandler and the Woman He Loved. New York: Pantheon Books.

      Chandler’s influence, not just on crime fiction but on hundreds of films and comic books, amounts almost to a stranglehold: hopes are high therefore that the comic book guru Frank Miller’s.   The Critical Response to Raymond Chandler edited by J.K. Van Dover (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, ) The power of the image: essays on representation and sexuality by Annette Kuhn (London; Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul, ).

    RAYMOND CHANDLER A Biography. By Tom Hiney. was entirely written while its author was drunk. (If so, one thinks -- emulating Lincoln's response to complaints about General Grant's drunkenness -- of sending cases of Chandler's favorite brand of liquor to aspiring mystery writers, for ''Playback'' has its good share of vibrancy and Marlovian. A new annotated edition of Raymond Chandler's classic book 'The Big Sleep,' is a good opportunity to reexamine famed detective Philip Marlowe. In response, Chandler revealed himself to be more.


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Chandler is considered one of the founders of the hard-boiled detective. Raymond Chandler was born in late July of in Chicago, Illinois. For almost fifty years of Chandler’s life (from ), he lived in and was a citizen of Britain.

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Promo portrait photo of author Raymond Chandler, via Wikimedia Commons. Raymond Chandler – along with his hardboiled brethren like Dashiell Hammett and James M. Cain – sandblasted the detective novel of its decorousness and instilled it with a sweaty vitality.

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The author of The Dain Curse, The Maltese Falcon, The Thin Man, and other works, Hammett is now receiving additional attention from scholars who seek to reassess his writing. Spanning more than sixty years of critical response, this volume includes reviews of Hammett's novels from the s and s, as well as recent scholarly essays.

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Raymond Chandler (–) was an American-British novelist and screenwriter. He was born in Chicago, Illinois and lived in the US until he was seven, when his parents separated and his Anglo-Irish mother brought him to live near London; he was educated at Dulwich College from After working briefly for the British Civil Service, he became a part-time teacher at Dulwich, supplementing.

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