The crime fiction handbook
|Format:||Print Book 2013|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
The Crime Fiction Handbook presents a comprehensiveintroduction to the origins, development, and cultural significanceof the crime fiction genre, focusing mainly on American British,and Scandinavian texts. Provides an accessible and well-written introduction to thegenre of crime fiction Moves with ease between a general overview of the genre anduseful theoretical approaches Includes a close analysis of the key texts in the crime fictiontradition Identifies what makes crime fiction of such cultural importanceand illuminates the social and political anxieties at itsheart. Shows the similarities and differences between British,American, and Scandinavian crime fiction traditions
|Series||Blackwell literature handbooks.|
Detective and mystery stories
-- History and criticism.
Detective and mystery stories, English -- History and criticism.
Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism.
Detective and mystery stories, Swedish -- History and criticism.
|Publisher|| Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA :Wiley-Blackwell,2013
x, 262 pages ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.