Crime Novels: American Noir of the 1930S and 40s vol 1 [Audiobook] download free by Horace Mccoy

Crime Novels: American Noir of the 1930S and 40s vol 1 Audiobook download free by Horace Mccoy
  • Listen audiobook: Crime Novels: American Noir of the 1930S and 40s vol 1
  • Author: Horace Mccoy
  • Release date: 2014/11/22
  • Publisher: THE LIBRARY OF AMERICA
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9781883011468
  • Rating: 8.95 of 10
  • Votes: 647
  • Review by: Gabriella Pereira
  • Review rating: 8.63 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/18
  • Duration: 12H16M49S in 256 kbps (198 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-21
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, AC3, MPEG-4 DST, WMA, MPEG4, WAV, FLAC (compression TAR.GZ, TAR.BZ2, RAR, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 990
  • Includes a PDF summary of 111 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 1H24M16S (22.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: This adventurous volume, with its companion devoted to the 1950s, presents a rich vein of modern American writing too often neglected in mainstream literary histories. Evolving out of the terse and violent hardboiled style of the pulp magazines, noir fiction expanded over the decades into a varied and innovative body of writing. Tapping deep roots in the American literary imagination, the novels in this volume explore themes of crime, guilt, deception, obsessive passion, murder, and the disintegrating psyche. With visionary and often subversive force they create a dark and violent mythology out of the most commonplace elements of modern life. The raw power of their vernacular style has profoundly influenced contemporary American culture and writing. Far from formulaic, they are ambitious works which bend the rules of genre fiction to their often experimental purposes.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Crime Fiction, Literary Studies: Fiction, Novelists & Prose Writers, Short Story Books, Crime, Literary Studies: From C 1900 -
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 45.30 USD
  • Dimensions: 134.87x207.77x32.77mm
  • Weight: 635.03g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States

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