Tag Archives: Dashiell Hammett

Ellroy on Hammett: a Hardboiled War on Labor

I was searching the UMW library database for a James Ellroy novel I wanted to re-read this break (The Big Nowhere), when I stumbled across his introduction to an Everyman’s Library Edition of some of Dashiell Hammett’s stories and novels. … Continue reading

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Hardboiled: Red Harvest Radio

Given all the awesome blogging Paul Bond has been doing of his hardboiled readings as an open, online student I figured I would start streaming and archiving the classes for anyone who might have any interest. The students are starting … Continue reading

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L.A. Noire

I’ve been playing the videogame L.A. Noire in preparation for the Freshman Seminar I’ll be teaching on #hardboiled literature starting this Tuesday. I am really excited for the class, the subject matter really teaches itself. But one of the themes … Continue reading

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