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eBook Hardboiled and High Heeled: The Woman Detective in Popular Culture ePub

by Linda Mizejewski

  • ISBN: 0415969700
  • Category: History and Criticism
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: Linda Mizejewski
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Routledge (April 15, 2004)
  • Pages: 240
  • ePub book: 1235 kb
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Hardboiled and High Heeled examines the meteoric rise of the female detective in contemporary film, television, and literature. In this book, Linda Mizejewski - author of Ziegfeld Girl - examines the far-reaching appeal of the woman detective.

Hardboiled and High Heeled examines the meteoric rise of the female detective in contemporary film, television, and literature. Epitomized by such icons as Clarice Starling of Silence of the Lambs, Agent Scully of The X-Files, and Cagney and Lacey, and the heroines in best-selling novels by Sue Grafton and Patricia Cornwell, the woman detective has become a top-selling commodity with a hungry fan base. The number of female investigator novels has tripled every five years since 1985.

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Linda Mizejewski is Professor of English and Chair of the Women's Studies Department at Ohio State University

Linda Mizejewski is Professor of English and Chair of the Women's Studies Department at Ohio State University. She is author of Ziegfeld Girl: Image and Icon in Culture and Cinema and Divine Decadence: Fascism, Female Spectacle, and the Makings of Sally Bowles. She lives in Columbus, Ohio.

Notable hardboiled detectives include Philip Marlowe, Mike Hammer, Sam Spade, Lew Archer, and The Continental O. Mizejewski, Linda (2004). Hardboiled and High Heeled: The Woman Detective in Popular Culture. Routledge Chapman Hall. O'Brien, Geoffrey (2005-08-27). The Hardboiled Era: A Checklist, 1929-1958". O'Brien, Geoffrey (1997). Hardboiled America: Lurid Paperbacks and the Masters of Noir.

Hardboiled and High Heeled examines the meteoric rise of the female detective in contemporary film . Linda Mizejewski is Professor of English and Chair of the Women's Studies Department at Ohio State University. Richly illustrated and written with a fan's love of the genre, Hardboiled and High Heeled is an essential introduction to women in detective fiction, from past to present, from pulp fiction to blockbuster films. Author(s) Bio. Linda Mizejewski is Professor of English and Chair of the Women's Studies Department at Ohio State University

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Hardboiled and High Heeled" examines the meteoric rise of the female detective in contemporary film, television, and literature.

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Can a gumshoe wear high heels? In a genre long dominated by men, women are now taking their place-as authors and as characters-alongside hard-boiled legends like Sam Spade and Mike Hammer. Hardboiled and High Heeled examines the meteoric rise of the female detective in contemporary film, television, and literature. Richly illustrated and written with a fan's love of the genre, Hardboiled and High Heeled is an essential introduction to women in detective fiction, from past to present, from pulp fiction to blockbuster films.