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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 159–182.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., and not least, its social concerns about economic inequality and corruption among the powerful. At the same time, Kim’s novel subtly reconfigures her hard-boiled sleuth as well as adapts the genre to a contemporary racial context. In this revision, both the institutional and personal practices of racism...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 79–98.
Published: 01 September 2009
... as a Resistant Text: Alter-Ideology in Linda Hogan’s Mean Spirit .” Multicultural Detective Fiction: Murder from the “Other” Side . Ed. Gosselin Adrienne Johnson . New York : Garland Publishing, Inc. , 1999 . 17 - 35 . Print . McCann Sean . Gumshoe America: Hard-Boiled Crime Fiction...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 81–100.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Manina . Detective Agency: Women Rewriting the Hard-Boiled Tradition . Berkeley : University of California Press , 1999 . THE CASE OF THE PURLOINED GENRE: BREAKING THE CODES IN SUSAN GLASPELL'S "A JURY OF HER PEERS" NILS CLAUSSON, UNIVERSITY OF REGINA "Through all the ways...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 141–170.
Published: 01 July 2014
... and finally to a hardboiled detective (19). McHale, like St. Clair, neglects to mention Merle Rideout and his generic function in the novel, and since Merle appears regularly therein, I find this exclusion significant. Merle does not fit into any literary genres of the era precisely because of his...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 181–198.
Published: 01 July 2016
...? Then those words came crashing down with huge belling presence. I think I still looked up at her, single words came dropping from me, from nowhere: “I” and “didn’t” and “know.” While from above Mrs Lawlor’s voice intoned with hard accusation:  — Yes, poor man...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 341–367.
Published: 01 December 2021
... the genre. The primitive logic of metaphor, as outlined by Vico, aligns well with the early years of film noir from the 1940s, when the genre still had one foot in the hard-boiled literary tradition. Films like John Huston's The Maltese Falcon (1941), Edward Dymtryk's Murder, My Sweet (1944), Billy...