The Resource Economic investigations in twentieth-century detective fiction : expenditure, labor, value, by Yan Zi-Ling

Economic investigations in twentieth-century detective fiction : expenditure, labor, value, by Yan Zi-Ling

Label
Economic investigations in twentieth-century detective fiction : expenditure, labor, value
Title
Economic investigations in twentieth-century detective fiction
Title remainder
expenditure, labor, value
Statement of responsibility
by Yan Zi-Ling
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In his study of Golden Age and hard-boiled detective fiction from 1890 to 1950, Yan Zi-Ling argues that these two subgenres can be distinguished not only by theme and style, but by the way they structure knowledge, value, and productive labour. Using the detective as a reference point and enactor of socially based interests, Yan shows that Golden Age texts are distinguished by their conservationism (and not only by their conservatism), with the detectives' actions serving to stabilize institutions with specific ideological aims. In contrast, the criminal investigations of the hard-boiled dete
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
813/.087209
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.D4
LC item number
Z55 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Economic investigations in twentieth-century detective fiction : expenditure, labor, value, by Yan Zi-Ling
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ideology critique and economics in detective fiction -- Conservationism, enclosure, and totalitarianism -- Expenditure and discursive recuperation -- Clue, value, and counterfeit -- Detective labor -- Hard-boiled gift-labor and the aneconomic gift -- Conclusion: The theatrical economy
Control code
ocn906699226
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (204 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781472452542
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b36468757
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)906699226
  • pebc1472452542

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