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Protagonist Sam Spade, the embodiment of the jaded, tough-as-nails private eye that has become a universal archtype in detective fiction, becomes caught up in a web of intrigue due to the womanly wiles of the mysterious Brigid O'Shaughnessy.
An archtype building is better adapted to personal use, and floor space will not be at a premium.
Halio's "The Akedah (the Binding of Isaac) in Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice"; Mark Royden Winchell's "Fiedler and the New Criticism"; Daniel Schwarz's "Leslie Fiedler as Leopold Bloom"; David Ketterer's "'In [Mutant] Dreams Awake': Leslie Fiedler and Science Fiction"; Harold Schechter's "Myth, Archtype, and Chopper Chicks in Zombietown: What We've Learned from Leslie"; Irving Feldman's "Prometheus at 14"; John Barth's "The Accidental Mentor"; James M.