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Contemporary American crime fiction

Author: Johannes Willem Bertens; Theo d' Haen
Publisher: Houndmills, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2001.
Series: Crime files series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This highly accessible, lively and informative study gives a clear and comprehensive overview of recent trends in American crime fiction. Particular attention is given to writers who have reworked  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Bertens, Johannes Willem.
Contemporary American crime fiction.
Houndmills, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2001
(DLC) 2001024590
(OCoLC)46729129
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Johannes Willem Bertens; Theo d' Haen
ISBN: 0230508316 9780230508316
OCLC Number: 69669745
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 233 pages).
Contents: The old guard in the mid-1990s : Muller, Grafton, and Paretsky --
The old guard continued : Kaminsky, Parker, and Block --
The personal and the regional : new forms of authenticity in female crime writing --
Three pictures from the institution : Forrest, Barr, and Hightower --
Los Angeles Police Department : Ellroy's and Connelly's police procedurals --
Private investigation in the 1990s --
The 'English tradition' in contemporary American crime fiction --
Historical mysteries --
In Waco's wake : Patricia Cornwell and Mary Willis Walker --
'Other' detectives : the emergence of ethnic crime writing --
Black female crime writing --
The persistence of gender : the private investigators of S.J. Rozan.
Series Title: Crime files series.
Responsibility: Hans Bertens and Theo d'Haen.
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