The Maltese Falcon | Study Guide

Dashiell Hammett

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Layman, Richard. Discovering The Maltese Falcon and Sam Spade: The Evolution of Dashiell Hammett's Masterpiece, Including John Huston's Movie with Humphrey Bogart. Emery, 2005.

Panek, LeRoy Lad. Reading Early Hammett: A Critical Study of the Fiction Prior to The Maltese Falcon. McFarland, 2004.

Thompson, George J. "Rhino." Hammett's Moral Vision: The Most Influential In-Depth Analysis of Dashiell Hammett's Novels Red Harvest, The Dain Curse, The Maltese Falcon, The Glass Key, and The Thin Man. Emery, 2006.

Van Dover, J.K. Making the Detective Story American: Biggers, Van Dine and Hammett and the Turning Point of the Genre, 1925–1930. McFarland, 2010.

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