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Hardboiled and High Heeled: The Woman Detective in Popular Culture Linda Mizejewski

Hardboiled and High Heeled: The Woman Detective in Popular Culture

Linda Mizejewski

Published May 1st 2004
ISBN : 9781135880057
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240 pages
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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 theMoreCan 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 fans 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.