James M. Cain Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach James M. Cain.

  • 2 Biographies
  • 14 Literature Criticisms
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Biographies (2)

1,848 words, approx. 7 pages
Although he disliked the title, James M. Cain (1892-1977) is considered one of the preeminent "hard-boiled" crime writers of the 1930s and 1940s along with Dashiell Hammett, Horace McCoy, and Raymond ... Read more
13,235 words, approx. 45 pages
"I, so far as I can sense the pattern of my mind, write of the wish that comes true, for some reason a terrifying concept, at least to my imagination. . . . I think my stories have some quality of the... Read more
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