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  1. crime fiction is a literary style pioneered by Carroll John Daly in the mid-1920s, popularized by Dashiell Hammett over the course of the decade, and refined by Raymond Chandler beginning in the late 1930s

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  2. " crime fiction

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  3. most commonly associated with detective stories, is distinguished by an unsentimental portrayal of crime, violence, and sex

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  4. From its earliest days, hardboiled fiction was published in and closely associated with so-called pulp magazines, most famously Black Mask

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  5. later, many hardboiled novels were published by houses specializing in paperback originals, also colloquially known as "pulps." Consequently, "pulp fiction" is often used as a synonym for hardboiled crime fiction

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