The Resource Maximum movies--pulp fictions : film culture and the worlds of Samuel Fuller, Mickey Spillane, and Jim Thompson, Peter Stanfield

Maximum movies--pulp fictions : film culture and the worlds of Samuel Fuller, Mickey Spillane, and Jim Thompson, Peter Stanfield

Label
Maximum movies--pulp fictions : film culture and the worlds of Samuel Fuller, Mickey Spillane, and Jim Thompson
Title
Maximum movies--pulp fictions
Title remainder
film culture and the worlds of Samuel Fuller, Mickey Spillane, and Jim Thompson
Statement of responsibility
Peter Stanfield
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Maximum Movies--Pulp Fictions describes two worlds. One of these worlds comprises a clutch of noisy, garish pulp movies, pumped out for the grind houses at the end of the urban exhibition chain by the studios' B-divisions and fly-by-night independents. The other is occupied by critics, intellectuals, cinephiles, and filmmakers who championed the cause of these movies. Against the legitimate, and in defense of the illegitimate, in an insolent and unruly manner, they agitated for the recognition of lurid sensational crime stories, war pictures, fast-paced Westerns, thrillers, and gangste
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
791.43/655
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.F54
LC item number
S6855 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Maximum movies--pulp fictions : film culture and the worlds of Samuel Fuller, Mickey Spillane, and Jim Thompson, Peter Stanfield
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : yours till the boys come home -- Position papers : in defense of pulp movies -- A genealogy of pulp : Black mask to Mickey Spillane -- A world of small insanities : the critical reception of Kiss me deadly -- American primitive : Samuel Fuller's pulp politics -- Authenticating pulp : Jim Thompson adaptations and neo-noir -- Conclusion : hiding out in cinemas
Control code
ocn767952964
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 227 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283864602
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jxhsc
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b26057864
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)767952964
  • pebcs081355103X

Library Locations

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