The Resource Creatures of Darkness : Raymond Chandler, Detective Fiction, and Film Noir

Creatures of Darkness : Raymond Chandler, Detective Fiction, and Film Noir

Label
Creatures of Darkness : Raymond Chandler, Detective Fiction, and Film Noir
Title
Creatures of Darkness
Title remainder
Raymond Chandler, Detective Fiction, and Film Noir
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
More than any other writer, Raymond Chandler (1888-1959) is responsible for raising detective stories from the level of pulp fiction to literature. Chandler's hard-boiled private eye Philip Marlowe set the standard for rough, brooding heroes who managed to maintain a strong sense of moral conviction despite a cruel and indifferent world. Chandler's seven novels, including The Big Sleep (1939) and The Long Goodbye (1953), with their pessimism and grim realism, had a direct influence on the emergence of film noir. Chandler worked to give his crime novels the flavor of his adopted city, Los Angel
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
813.52
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3505.H3224
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Creatures of Darkness : Raymond Chandler, Detective Fiction, and Film Noir
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface: Billy Wilder Speaking; Acknowledgments; Chronology; Prologue: Trouble in Paradise; 1 Introduction: Dead of Night; Part One: Knight and the City: The Films of Chandler's Fiction; 2 Paint It Black: Chandler as Fiction Writer; 3 The Lady Is a Tramp: The Falcon Takes Over; Murder, My Sweet; and Farewell, My Lovely; 4 Knight Moves: Two Films of The Big Sleep; 5 Down among the Rotting Palms: Time to Kill and The Brasher Doubloon; 6 Dead in the Water: Lady in the Lake; 7 Decline and Fall: Marlowe; 8 Modern Times: The Long Goodbye
  • Part Two: Exiled in Babylon: Chandler's Screenplays9 Lured: Double Indemnity; 10 No Way to Treat a Lady: The Blue Dahlia and Other Screenplays; 11 Dance with the Devil: Strangers on a Train and Playback; 12 The Stag at Eve: Poodle Springs and Other Telefilms; Epilogue: Endless Night; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Filmography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
ocn900343572
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (350 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813147901
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt129g6tb
  • 80b519d2-2a08-46ac-931b-f6f900445ea7
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32962745
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)900343572
  • pebcs0813147905
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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