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Title Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese falcon : a documentary volume / edited by Richard Layman
Published Detroit : Gale, 2003
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Dictionary of Literary Biography Online (Gale)    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (xxv, 429 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Series Dictionary of literary biography ; v. 280
Dictionary of literary biography (Online)
Dictionary of literary biography ; v. 280
Contents Detective days -- The pulps and the making of the novel -- Serialization and book publication -- Critical view of The Maltese falcon -- Performances of The Maltese falcon: Hammett's novel in popular culture -- Selected publications of The Maltese falcon
Summary Provides researchers basic materials useful in studying The Maltese Falcon: background readings related to Hammett's life; composition of the novel; reception of the novel, including reviews and critical response; and the various media adaptations of this classic complex story
Notes "A Bruccoli Clark Layman book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961. Maltese falcon.
Hammett, Dashiell 1894-1961 The Maltese falcon
Maltese falcon (Hammett, Dashiell)
Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism.
Spade, Sam (Fictitious character)
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Layman, Richard, 1947-
Gale Research Inc
LC no. 2003013225
ISBN 0787660248