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Ascari, Maurizio

A Counter-History of Crime Fiction

Ascari, Maurizio - A Counter-History of Crime Fiction, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Revising the Canon of Crime and Detection

1. Revising the Canon of Crime and Detection
Maurizio Ascari

Part I. Supernatural and Gothic

2. Detection before Detection
Maurizio Ascari

3. Persecution and Omniscience
Maurizio Ascari

4. Victorian Ghosts and Revengers
Maurizio Ascari

5. Pseudo-Sciences and the Occult
Maurizio Ascari

Part II. Sensational

6. The Language of Auguste Dupin
Maurizio Ascari

7. On the Sensational in Literature
Maurizio Ascari

8. London as a ‘Heart of Darkness’
Maurizio Ascari

9. The Rhetoric of Atavism and Degeneration
Maurizio Ascari

10. Conclusion: the Age of Formula Fiction
Maurizio Ascari

Keywords: Literature, Fiction, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Twentieth-Century Literature, Early Modern/Renaissance Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Crime Files Series
Page amount
238 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230234536
Printed ISBN
978-0-230-59462-3

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