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

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

by M. Abbott

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349387878
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 02/06/2003
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2002
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

MEGAN ABBOTT is Assistant Professor of English at State University of New York-Oswego. She received her Ph.D. in English and American Literature from New York University in 2000.

Table of Contents

Introduction 'I Can Feel Her': The White Male as Hysteric in James M. Cain and Raymond Chandler 'Another Soft-Voiced Big Man I Had Strangely Liked': Containing White Male Desire The Woman in White: Race-ing and Erace-ing in Cain and Chandler 'Nothing You Can't Fix': Hardboiled Fiction's Hollywood Makeover 'The Strict Domain of Whitey': Chester Himes's Coup Epilogue Appendix Bibliography

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