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Messent, Peter

The Crime Fiction Handbook

Messent, Peter - The Crime Fiction Handbook, ebook

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The Crime Fiction Handbook presents a comprehensive introduction to the origins, development, and cultural significance of the crime fiction genre, focusing mainly on American British, and Scandinavian texts.

  • Provides an accessible and well-written introduction to the genre of crime fiction
  • Moves with ease between a general overview of the genre and useful theoretical approaches
  • Includes a close analysis of the key texts in the crime fiction tradition
  • Identifies what makes crime fiction of such cultural importance and illuminates the social and political anxieties at its heart.
  • Shows the similarities and differences between British, American, and Scandinavian crime fiction traditions

 

Keywords: 20th Century English Literature, Detective, murder mystery, police novel, poe, Arthur Conan Doyle, Stieg Larsson, Agatha Christie

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Blackwell Literature Handbooks
Page amount
272 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118326541
Printed ISBN
9780470657041

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