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The Cambridge companion to crime fiction

Author: Martin Priestman
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This companion covers British and American crime fiction from the 18th century to the end of the 20th century. As well as discussing the detective fiction of writers like Arthur Conan Doyle, Agatha Christie and Raymond Chandler, it considers other kinds of fiction such as the thriller and spy fiction.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Priestman
ISBN: 0521803993 9780521803991 0521008719 9780521008716
OCLC Number: 51879735
Description: xvii, 287 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Crime fiction and detective fiction --
Eighteenth-century crime writing / Ian A. Bell --
The Newgate novel and sensation fiction, 1830-1868 / Lynn Pykett --
The short story from Poe to Chesterton / Martin Kayman --
French crime fiction / Sita Schütt --
The golden age / Stephen Knight --
The private eye / Dennis Porter --
Spy fiction / Davis Seed --
The thriller / David Glover --
Postwar American police fiction / LeRoy Lad Panek --
Postwar British crime fiction / Martin Priestman --
Women detectives / Maureen T. Reddy --
Black crime fiction / Andrew Pepper --
Crime on film and TV / Nickianne Moody --
Detection and literary fiction / Laura Marcus.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Other Titles: Crime fiction
Responsibility: [edited by] Martin Priestman.
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