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Sim, Stuart

Justice and Revenge in Contemporary American Crime Fiction

Sim, Stuart - Justice and Revenge in Contemporary American Crime Fiction, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Anti-Detective Figure & the ‘New America’
Stuart Sim

2. James Ellroy: The LA Quartet & ‘Absolute Justice’
Stuart Sim

3. James Lee Burke: Dave Robicheaux — Keeping Evil at Bay
Stuart Sim

4. Walter Mosley: Easy Rawlins & the African American Experience
Stuart Sim

5. Sara Paretsky: The Female Private Investigator versus Patriarchy
Stuart Sim

6. George Pelecanos: Nick Stefanos — The Private Investigator & ‘Absolute Justice’
Stuart Sim

7. Conclusion: Crime Fiction, Revenge & Moral Decline
Stuart Sim

Keywords: Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Fiction, North American Literature, Literary History

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
133 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137469663
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-50056-7

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