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Rzepka, Charles J.

A Companion to Crime Fiction

Rzepka, Charles J. - A Companion to Crime Fiction, ebook

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A Companion to Crime Fiction presents the definitive guide to this popular genre from its origins in the eighteenth century to the present day


  • A collection of forty-seven newly commissioned essays from a team of leading scholars across the globe make this Companion the definitive guide to crime fiction

  • Follows the development of the genre from its origins in the eighteenth century through to its phenomenal present day popularity

  • Features  full-length critical essays on the most significant authors and film-makers, from Arthur Conan Doyle and Dashiell Hammett to Alfred Hitchcock and Martin Scorsese exploring the ways in which they have shaped and influenced the field

  • Includes extensive references to the most up-to-date scholarship, and a comprehensive bibliography

Keywords: spy fiction, Sherlock Holmes, hard-boiled, film, detective fiction, thriller, Arthur Conan Doyle, Alfred Hitchcock

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
616 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781444317923
Printed ISBN
9781405167659

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