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Title The millennial detective : essays on trends in crime fiction, film and television, 1990-2010 / edited by Malcah Effron ; foreword by Stephen Knight. [Boundless electronic resource]

Publication Info. McFarland & Co Inc Pub., 2011.
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Contents Introduction / by Malcah Effron -- Crime Fiction and the Politics of Place: The Post-9/11 Sense of Place in Sara Paretsky and Ian Rankin / P.M. Newton -- A Normal Pathology? Patricia Cornwell's Third-Person Novels / Beth Head -- Inheriting the Mantle: Wallander and Daughter / Susan Massey -- "A Visitor for the Dead": Adam Dalgliesh as a Serial Detective / Sabine Vanacker -- Transforming Genres: Subversive Potentialand the Interface between Hard-Boiled Detective Fiction and Chick Lit / Sonja Altnoeder -- The Poetics of Deviance and the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time / Christiana Gregoriou -- "A Natural Instinct for Forensics": Trace Evidence and Embodied Gazes in The Bone Collector / Lindsay Steenberg -- "Post-Modern or Post-Mortem" Murder as a Self-consuming Artifact in Red Dragon / David Levente Palatinus -- Revisiting Paranoia: The "Witch Hunts" in James Ellroy's The Big Nowhere and Walter Mosley's A Red Death / Maureen Sunderland -- A Detective Series with Love Interruptions? The Heteronormative Detective Couple in Contemporary Crime Fiction / Malcah Effron -- Detective Fiction & Serial Protagonists: An Interview with Ian Rankin / Sian Harris and Malcah Effron.
Summary "International in scope and varied in its theoretical approaches, this collection of ten critical essays examines the prevailing trends in recent crime fiction. Of particular interest are shifting, and increasingly globalized, conceptions of crime, as well as the genre's response to technological, legal, and social changes at the end of the twentieth century"--Provided by publisher.
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Chronological Term 1900-2099
Subject Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Detective and mystery stories, English -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Detectives in literature.
Crime in literature.
Detective and mystery films -- History and criticism.
Detective and mystery television programs -- History and criticism.
American fiction.
Crime in literature.
Detective and mystery films.
Detective and mystery stories, American.
Detective and mystery stories, English.
Detective and mystery television programs.
Detectives in literature.
English fiction.
Genre Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Electronic books.
Added Author Boundless (Digital media service)
ISBN 9780786486823 : $29.95
0786486821 : $29.95
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