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Critical Essay by Martin Dodsworth

Mr Bergonzi's extremely interesting essay … 'The Case of Mr Fleming' [see excerpt above] raises two important points about the examination of popular culture. The first is the necessity of getting close to the audience for the particular form under study. We often speak of the literature of wish-fulfilment, without considering how seriously the public takes this sort of thing. I think that Mr Bergonzi is guilty of this fault in castigating the New Statesman public for its approval of Mr Fleming's books, which, he claims, rely for their appeal on sex, snobbery and violence.

How could the New Statesman call Casino Royale 'a thriller for an intelligent audience', Mr Bergonzi asks in amaze. I want to attempt an answer: what these books offer besides sex, violence, etc. First of all, there is...

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