[It’s much easier to search than to research :-). And in that spirit of summer laziness, here’s a quick roundup of pulp links from around the web.]
Weird Tales might be dead, but research into it is still going on today. And funded at a university too…courtesy the University of Arkansas.
John Locke of Off-Trail Publications gave an interview about Margie Harris, the queen of the gangster pulps.
A new book recently came out on modernism and the use of street slang in American writing. This interview with the book’s author covers Dashiell Hammett’s writing and correspondence, and a file of underworld slang found in his papers stored at the Harry Ransom Center of the University of Texas in Austin.
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More academic research on the pulps. A call for papers on “The Age of the Pulps: the SF magazine, 1926–1960”, from Maynooth University, Ireland.
Someone discovered a cache of pulp magazines under the floor boards of a house being demolished in Australia. Has anyone here made a find like this? Leave a note in the comments…
And finally, the weird art of Mexican pulps…