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THE PURSUIT OF CRIME: Art and Ideology: Porter, Dennis

Porter, Dennis

Published by New Haven and London: Yale University Press, (1981). (1981)

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About this Item: New Haven and London: Yale University Press, (1981)., 1981. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First edition, first printing. Fine; in a nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket with just a hint of fading to the spine. Dennis Porter examines the art of the genre, seeking to account for its popularity by analyzing the various mechanisms through which it promotes the reader's pleasure. Focusing particularly on classic works by Wilkie Collins, Conan Doyle, Agatha Christie, Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, and Georges Simenon. Octavo. 267 pages; indexed. Seller Inventory # ABE-1582843067665

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Porter, Dennis

Published by Yale Univ Press (1981)

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About this Item: Yale Univ Press, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: near FINE. F. A FINE tight copy in a near FINE bright dj , 1st Edition. Seller Inventory # 030267

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PORTER, Dennis

Published by Yale University Press, Ct (1981)

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From: SCENE OF THE CRIME (SHERMAN OAKS, CA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Yale University Press, Ct, 1981. Hard Cover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1981. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in orange cloth in orange-red pictorial dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, jacket not price clipped. 'Focusing particularly on classic works by Wilkie Collins, Conan Doyle, Agatha Christie, Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, and Georges Simenon, Porter shows how the detective narrative achieves its artistic ends through the erotic management of suspense.'. Seller Inventory # 000889

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