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The Resource Thrillers : genesis and structure of a popular genre, Jerry Palmer

Thrillers : genesis and structure of a popular genre, Jerry Palmer

Label
Thrillers : genesis and structure of a popular genre
Title
Thrillers
Title remainder
genesis and structure of a popular genre
Statement of responsibility
Jerry Palmer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Palmer, Jerry
Dewey number
823/.0872
Index
index present
LC call number
PR830.D4
LC item number
P3 1979
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Detective and mystery stories, English
  • Detective and mystery stories, American
  • Spy stories, English
  • Popular literature
  • Suspense fiction
  • Espionage in literature
  • Spies in literature
Label
Thrillers : genesis and structure of a popular genre, Jerry Palmer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-226) and index
Contents
  • ch. 4.
  • The negative thriller
  • ch. 5.
  • Conclusion
  • pt. 2.
  • Ideology and excitement:
  • ch. 1.
  • Thrills
  • ch. 2.
  • What makes a good thriller?
  • pt. 1.
  • Competition and conspiracy: paranoia as ideology
  • pt. 3.
  • In historical perspective:
  • ch. 1.
  • The School of Mayhem Parva: the classic English detective story
  • ch. 2.
  • Edgar Allan Poe and Wilkie Collins
  • ch. 3.
  • The literary origins of the thriller
  • ch. 4.
  • Heros and villains:
  • Genre theory
  • pt. 4.
  • Sociology of the thriller:
  • ch. 1.
  • Competitive individualism
  • ch. 2.
  • The fear of conspiracy
  • ch. 3.
  • Synthesis
  • pt. 5.
  • ch. 1.
  • After the thriller
  • The amateur, the professional and the bureaucrat
  • ch. 2.
  • Cold blood or exhilaration
  • ch. 3.
  • The hero: alone, sexy, competitive
Control code
ocm04591566
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
232 p.
Isbn
9780312803476
Lccn
79000095
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780312803476
  • (OCoLC)4591566
Label
Thrillers : genesis and structure of a popular genre, Jerry Palmer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-226) and index
Contents
  • ch. 4.
  • The negative thriller
  • ch. 5.
  • Conclusion
  • pt. 2.
  • Ideology and excitement:
  • ch. 1.
  • Thrills
  • ch. 2.
  • What makes a good thriller?
  • pt. 1.
  • Competition and conspiracy: paranoia as ideology
  • pt. 3.
  • In historical perspective:
  • ch. 1.
  • The School of Mayhem Parva: the classic English detective story
  • ch. 2.
  • Edgar Allan Poe and Wilkie Collins
  • ch. 3.
  • The literary origins of the thriller
  • ch. 4.
  • Heros and villains:
  • Genre theory
  • pt. 4.
  • Sociology of the thriller:
  • ch. 1.
  • Competitive individualism
  • ch. 2.
  • The fear of conspiracy
  • ch. 3.
  • Synthesis
  • pt. 5.
  • ch. 1.
  • After the thriller
  • The amateur, the professional and the bureaucrat
  • ch. 2.
  • Cold blood or exhilaration
  • ch. 3.
  • The hero: alone, sexy, competitive
Control code
ocm04591566
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
232 p.
Isbn
9780312803476
Lccn
79000095
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780312803476
  • (OCoLC)4591566

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