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  • 10 Literature Criticism

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Essays & Analysis (10)

517 words, approx. 2 pages
Critical Essay by Fred J. Cook A better title for The Valachi Papers would have been The Thrice-Told Tales of Joseph Valachi. Anyone who may have anticipated that the prize Mafia informer had kept som... Read more
590 words, approx. 2 pages
Critical Essay by Christopher Lehmann-haupt It's all so neat the way things work themselves out in Peter Maas's latest book, "Marie: A True Story," about a woman's l... Read more
758 words, approx. 3 pages
Critical Essay by Tom Geoghegan Pulp culture leans hard on cop books and mafia books, and now … the paperbacks have a new vein to work—the cops as the mafia. Such is the stuff of Serpico... Read more
718 words, approx. 3 pages
Critical Essay by The Times Literary Supplement It is a pity that Frank Serpico did not write his own story. No doubt if he had it would have lacked the professional skill with which Peter Maas has co... Read more
457 words, approx. 2 pages
Critical Essay by Peter Andrews In "King of the Gypsies" journalist Peter Maas tells the story of Steve Tene who is anointed as the new leader of American gypsies by his grandfather King... Read more
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Critical Essay by C. H. Rolph [King of the Gypsies, a] violent and shocking book about the sixty-odd American gypsy clans could do much to rehabilitate our native ones by throwing up comforting compar... Read more
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Critical Essay by William Kornblum Hundreds of students in undergraduate sociology classes this year will become interested in American gypsies due to the publicity this most enigmatic of peoples is r... Read more
717 words, approx. 3 pages
Critical Essay by Evan Hunter Until now, Peter Maas has concentrated on writing nonfiction, with admirable results…. We have come to expect from him a keen reportage that can evoke with equal s... Read more
600 words, approx. 3 pages
Critical Essay by James R. Frakes If Nick Carraway was repulsed by the foul dust that floated in the wake of Gatsby's dreams, he'd be really nauseated by Peter Maas' latest versio... Read more
271 words, approx. 1 pages
Critical Essay by Lucille Deview The trouble with "Marie: A True Story," is that Peter Maas does not tell it as the investigative reporter he is…. Instead, he uses the docudrama t... Read more
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