The Resource Murdering Masculinities : Fantasies of Gender and Violence in the American Crime Novel

Murdering Masculinities : Fantasies of Gender and Violence in the American Crime Novel

Label
Murdering Masculinities : Fantasies of Gender and Violence in the American Crime Novel
Title
Murdering Masculinities
Title remainder
Fantasies of Gender and Violence in the American Crime Novel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Though American crime novels are often derided for containing misogynistic attitudes and limiting ideas of masculinity, Greg Forter maintains that they are instead psychologically complex and sophisticated works that demand closer attention. Eschewing the synthetic methodologies of earlier work on crime fiction, Murdering Masculinities argues that the crime novel does not provide a consolidated and stable notion of masculinity. Rather, it demands that male readers take responsibility for the desires they project on to these novels. Forter examines the narrative strategies of five novels--Hamme
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
813.009355
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS374.D4
LC item number
F67 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Murdering Masculinities : Fantasies of Gender and Violence in the American Crime Novel
Publication
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
Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Hardboiled Masochism: The Corpse in Dashiell Hammett's The Glass Key; 2 Deadly Is the Female Animal: Smell in James Cain's Serenade; 3 The Apocalypse of Male Vision: Vomit in William Faulkner's Sanctuary; 4 The Killer in Me Is the Killer in You: Violent Voice in Jim Thompson's Pop. 1280; 5 The Waste of White Masculinity: Excrement in Chester Himes's Blind Man with a Pistol; Afterword; Notes; Index; About the Author
Control code
ocn779828072
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (278 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814728185
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36011022
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)779828072
  • pebcs0814728189

Library Locations

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