Hammett, he says, “unwaveringly represents the world of crime as a reproduction
in both structure and detail of the modern capitalist society that it depends on,
preys off of, and is part of . . . the Maltese Falcon itself . . . turns out to be and ...
Author: Intelligent Education
Publisher: Influence Publishers
Category: Study Aids
Literary Thoughts edition presents The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett ------ "The Maltese Falcon" is a 1930 published detective novel by Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961), telling the story of San Francisco based private detective Samuel ...
Author: Dashiell Hammett
Examining twenty-eight great noir films from the earliest examples of the genre, including The Maltese Falcon, The Big Sleep, and Out of the Past, to such twenty-first-century spy films as The Good Shepherd, Syriana, and The Bourne ...
Author: Robert Von Hallberg
Category: Performing Arts
While a traditional hero might be counted on to do the right thing for the common
good, the protagonist of The Maltese Falcon, Sam Spade, responds to every
situation by examining what he himself stands to gain from it. Spade is willing to ...
Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning
Category: Literary Criticism