Re: RARA-AVIS: Prison Literature

From: Juri Nummelin (
Date: 07 May 2000

Mario Taboada wrote:

> Does the book [The Oxford History of Prison] mention E. Richard Johnson, a
> hardboiled author discussed several
> times in this forum?

No. The only really hardboiled writer Carnochan seems to know is Chester Himes, whom I mentioned. But there might be some theory for theorizing the prison writing. Actually there was pieces of a diary of an inmate, it might be worth to look at, too.


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