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The Resource The crime fiction handbook, Peter Messent, (electronic resource)

The crime fiction handbook, Peter Messent, (electronic resource)

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The crime fiction handbook
Title
The crime fiction handbook
Statement of responsibility
Peter Messent
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Language
eng
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Blackwell literature handbooks
The crime fiction handbook, Peter Messent, (electronic resource)
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The crime fiction handbook, Peter Messent, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- The politics, main forms, and key concerns of crime fiction. The politics of crime fiction; The types of crime fiction; Classical detective fiction; Hard-boiled detective fiction; The police novel; Transgressor fictions; Vision, supervision, and the city; Crime and the body; Gender matters; Representations of race -- Discussions of individual texts. Edgar Allan Poe: "The murders in the Rue Morgue"; Arthur Conan Doyle : The sign of four; Agatha Christie : The murder of Roger Aykroyd; Dashiell Hammett : The Maltese falcon; Raymond Chandler : The big sleep; James M. Cain : Double indemnity; Patricia Highsmith : The talented Mr. Ripley; Chester Himes : Cotton comes to Harlem; Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö : The laughing policeman; James Ellroy : The black dahlia; Thomas Harris : The silence of the lambs; Patricia Cornwell : Unnatural exposure; Ian Rankin : The naming of the dead; Stieg Larsson : The girl with the dragon tattoo
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Extent
x, 262 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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