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Crime fiction, 1800-2000

detection, death, diversity
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Detective and mystery stories, English -- History and criticism, Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism, Popular literature -- English-speaking countries -- History and criticism, Crime in liter

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StatementStephen Knight.
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LC ClassificationsPR830.D4 K59 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 272 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL3687090M
ISBN 100333791789, 0333791797
LC Control Number2003051447

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Knight explains how and why the various forms of the genre evolved, explores major authors and movements, and argues that the genre as a whole has three parts: the early development of Detection, the growing emphasis on Death, and the modern.

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The book provides the first substantial critical work on twentieth-century crime from a gender perspective, as well as in-depth textual analysis often missing from studies of popular fiction. It also discusses the framework within which crime fiction might be studied, and offers analysis of key "canonical" crime writers set alongside both.

Stephen Knight's book is a full analytic survey of the popular genre of crime fiction, from its origins right up to the present day.

This expanded second edition has been thoroughly updated in the light of new developments and recent research, and also explores a number of fictional works which have been published in the last few years.

xvi, p. ; 23 cm. Kriminalliteratur -- englische. 1800-2000 book book reveals the hard truth that often victims found in high-crime areas are neglected by the police and the press — which is likely how a serial killer ran rampant for two decades.

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This expanded second. For some, ‘cosy crime’ of the s and 30s is class-ridden and formulaic – but classic authors such as Agatha Christie and Josephine Tey paved the way for modern fiction as we know it.

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It is usually distinguished from mainstream fiction and other genres such as historical fiction or science fiction, but. Stephen Thomas Knight MA (Oxon.), PhD (Sydney), F.A.H.A., F.E.A.

(born 21 September ) was, until Septembera distinguished research professor in English literature at Cardiff University; and is a professorial fellow of Literature at the University of Melbourne.

His areas of expertise include medieval English and European literature, Robin Hood, Merlin, cultural studies, crime fiction. If sleuths, gumshoes and detectives are what you are looking for then you have come to the right place. Fill your bookshelves with classic whodunits from Agatha Christie and Raymond Chandler or the latest gripping crime novels from Ian Rankin and Ann ody loves a literary murder mystery and our great selection of crime books will keep you on-the-edge-of-your-seat right up until.

Crime Fiction Since Detection, Death, Diversity. Stephen Knight. from: $ The interwar period is often described as the 'Golden Age' of detective fiction, but many other kinds of crime writing, both factual and fictional, were also widely read during these years.

Crime Writing in Interwar Britain: Fact and Fiction in the Golden Age considers some of this neglected material in order to provide a richer and more.

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Christine Matzke and Susanne Mühleisen. Introduction: the 'Anatomy' of Crime Writing. Crime fiction has been one of the most prolific literary genres in the last years and continues to be so, as a glance at any bookshop, bestseller book list, or the reading matter of fellow passengers on trains, tubes and buses will confirm.

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