The Resource The crime fiction handbook, Peter Messent

The crime fiction handbook, Peter Messent

Label
The crime fiction handbook
Title
The crime fiction handbook
Statement of responsibility
Peter Messent
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Crime Fiction Handbook presents a comprehensive introduction to the origins, development, and cultural significance of the crime fiction genre, focusing mainly on American British, and Scandinavian texts. Provides an accessible and well-written introduction to the genre of crime fiction Moves with ease between a general overview of the genre and useful theoretical approaches Includes a close analysis of the key texts in the crime fiction tradition Identifies what makes crime fiction of such cultural importance and illuminates the social and polit
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
809.3/872
Index
index present
LC call number
PN3448.D4
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Blackwell literature handbooks
Label
The crime fiction handbook, Peter Messent
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn780398363
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9781118326602
Lccn
2012011190
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
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.b26535051
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)780398363
  • pebco1118326539

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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