--- William Denton <
firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: Are you planning on doing an
edition of Race Williams stories?
That is something of an overstatement. I am writing my
Master's thesis on him, with plans to expand it into a full
dissertation. Practically forgotten until the early 70's,
Daly still hasn't gotten the recognition he deserves. He was
a hack without question, but he also invented an
icon--arguably the most original American icon there is, the
hard-boiled private eye. I think he needs a little more
critical attention, from a cultural studies point of view; he
couldn't write his way out of a paper bag, but he spoke to a
nation pretty eloquently somehow anyway.
===== George C. Upper III UNC-Greensboro
(336) 393-0013 The city don't know that the city is getting... a show with everything but Yul Brynner
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