Playback Themes

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Playback Summary & Study Guide Description

Playback Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections:

This detailed literature summary also contains Literary Precedents on Playback by Raymond Chandler.

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A major theme in Playback is the author's self-conscious treatment of the hard-boiled genre. In the later stages of his career, Chandler frequently expressed his discontent with its limitations, insisting: "From now on I am going to write what I want to write, as I want to write it. Some of it may flop.

There are always going to be people who will say I have lost the pace I had once, that I...

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