James Ellroy

Demon Dog of Crime Fiction

  • Authors
  • Steven Powell

Part of the Crime Files Series book series (CF)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Steven Powell
    Pages 1-7
  3. Steven Powell
    Pages 8-48
  4. Steven Powell
    Pages 129-168
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 216-225

About this book

Introduction

James Ellroy: Demon Dog of Crime Fiction is a study of all of Ellroy's key works, from his debut novel Brown's Requiem to the epic Underworld USA trilogy. This book traces the development of Ellroy's writing style and the importance of his Demon Dog persona to carving out his unique place in American crime fiction.

Keywords

James Ellroy LA Noir Genre Underworld Corruption Crime Fiction fiction novel Romanticism

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137490834
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Literature, Cultural and Media Studies
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-56427-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-49083-4
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