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Boilerplate Potboilers: William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway

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Abstract

Chapter 3 focuses on William Faulkner’s Sanctuary and Ernest Hemingway’s To Have and Have Not, both of which situate themselves in the hardboiled tradition. Where the critically successful Faulkner looked to go commercial and engage the mass reader, the commercially successful Hemingway looked to go engagé and prove something both to the literary pundits who accused him of anti-intellectualism and to the Marxists who derided him for the cult of the individual in the age of the masses.

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Serial Killer Canonical Version Popular Audience Mass Reader Murder Capital 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hong KongHong Kong

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