Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe: the hard-boiled detective transformed

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Since their inception, detective novels have been a wildly successful genre of American fiction, featuring a uniquely American belief in rugged individualism. This book focuses on Raymond Chandler's creation of Philip Marlowe, a detective whose feeling for community and willingness to compromise radically changed the genre's vigilantism and violence. It compares Chandler's work to early and mid-20th century American detective novels, particularly those by John Carroll Daly, Mickey Spillane, Dashiell Hammett and Ross Macdonald, as well as contemporary British detective fiction, highlighting Chandler's contribution to the American genre.
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subject_facet Chandler, Raymond, -- 1888-1959 -- Characters -- Philip Marlowe
Chandler, Raymond, -- 1888-1959 -- Criticism and interpretation
Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism
Marlowe, Philip (Fictitious character)
title_display Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe : the hard-boiled detective transformed
title_full Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe : the hard-boiled detective transformed / John Paul Athanasourelis
Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe The Hard-Boiled Detective Transformed
title_short Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe :
title_sub the hard-boiled detective transformed
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Characters
Criticism and interpretation
Detective and mystery stories, American
History and criticism
Literary Criticism
Marlowe, Philip (Fictitious character)
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Philip Marlowe