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Crime and detective fiction, editor, Rebecca Martin, Pace University

Label
Crime and detective fiction
Title
Crime and detective fiction
Statement of responsibility
editor, Rebecca Martin, Pace University
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Among the most popular of literary forms, crime fiction has played a central role in the development of national literatures for than a century. Crime and Detective Fiction examines practices of crime writing in American literature and in regions as far and wide as China, Japan, and Scandinavia. This inclusivity results in a diversity of perspectives, in terms of culture, as well as the significance of point of view in telling the tale of a crime. These readings will challenge perspectives on what constitutes good and evil, and lead readers to reexamine assumptions about community, individual rights, and the structure and purpose of the law itself. Edited by Rebecca Martin, Professor of English at Pace University, this collection, part of the Critical Insights series, examines the richness of the field of crime writing and the many ways in which crime, its depiction, and its investigation cross narrative, national, and other boundaries. Readers will appreciate familiar authors in the genre, such as Arthur Conan Doyle and Raymond Chandler, as well as important new additions, most prominently represented by Steig Larrson's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. This volume will explore the reasons for crime writing's popularity and persistence offered by scholars, critics, and readers in the last two or three hundred years, and challenge long-standing assumptions as to the literary significance of crime and detective fiction."--Publisher's website
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
809.3/872
Index
index present
LC call number
PN3448.D4
LC item number
C73 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953 April 17-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Martin, Rebecca
Series statement
Critical insights
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Crime in literature
  • Crime
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Literature
  • Englisch
  • Kriminalliteratur
  • USA
Label
Crime and detective fiction, editor, Rebecca Martin, Pace University
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
On crime and detective fiction; perversities and pleasures of the texts / Rebecca Martin -- Critical contexts : From mean streets to the imagined world: the development of detective fiction / Ruth Anne Thompson and Jean Fitzgerald ; "Your sin will find you out": critical perceptions of mystery fiction / Elizabeth Foxwell ; From "The case of the pressed flowers" to the serial killer's torture chamber: the use and function of crime fiction sub-genres in Steig Larsson's The girl with the dragon tattoo / Kerstin Bergman ; A comparative assessment: Rudolph Fisher's The conjure-man dies, Chester Himes' Blind man with a pistol, and Ishmael Reed's Mumbo jumbo / Nolisha F. Crawford -- Critical readings : Five hundred years of Chinese crime fiction /Jeffrey C. Kinkley ; Assimilation, innovation, and dissemination: detective fiction in Japan and East Asia / Amanda Seaman ; Latin American crime fiction / Norlisha F. Crawford ; Criminal welfare states, social consciousness, and critique in Scandinavian crime novels / Sara Karrholm ; From "hard-boiled detective" to "fallen man": the literary lineage and post-war emergence of film noir / Joseph Paul Moser ; The metaphysical detective story / Susan Elizabeth Sweeney ; Native American detective fiction / Rhonda Harris Taylor ; American crime fiction readers and the 3 percent problem / Malcah Effron
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 265 pages
Isbn
9781429838221
Lccn
2012049049
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40022208984
System control number
  • 4341246-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)4341246
  • (Sirsi) i9781429838221
Label
Crime and detective fiction, editor, Rebecca Martin, Pace University
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
On crime and detective fiction; perversities and pleasures of the texts / Rebecca Martin -- Critical contexts : From mean streets to the imagined world: the development of detective fiction / Ruth Anne Thompson and Jean Fitzgerald ; "Your sin will find you out": critical perceptions of mystery fiction / Elizabeth Foxwell ; From "The case of the pressed flowers" to the serial killer's torture chamber: the use and function of crime fiction sub-genres in Steig Larsson's The girl with the dragon tattoo / Kerstin Bergman ; A comparative assessment: Rudolph Fisher's The conjure-man dies, Chester Himes' Blind man with a pistol, and Ishmael Reed's Mumbo jumbo / Nolisha F. Crawford -- Critical readings : Five hundred years of Chinese crime fiction /Jeffrey C. Kinkley ; Assimilation, innovation, and dissemination: detective fiction in Japan and East Asia / Amanda Seaman ; Latin American crime fiction / Norlisha F. Crawford ; Criminal welfare states, social consciousness, and critique in Scandinavian crime novels / Sara Karrholm ; From "hard-boiled detective" to "fallen man": the literary lineage and post-war emergence of film noir / Joseph Paul Moser ; The metaphysical detective story / Susan Elizabeth Sweeney ; Native American detective fiction / Rhonda Harris Taylor ; American crime fiction readers and the 3 percent problem / Malcah Effron
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 265 pages
Isbn
9781429838221
Lccn
2012049049
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40022208984
System control number
  • 4341246-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)4341246
  • (Sirsi) i9781429838221

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