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Diversity and detective fiction

Author: Kathleen Gregory Klein
Publisher: Bowling Green, OH : Bowling Green State University Popular Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Diversity and Detective Fiction is the first collection to articulate the pedagogical strategies of using detective fiction texts to investigate the politics of difference. The volume examines the many ways in which diversity is posited by contemporary writers exploring distinctive American subcultures. The distinguishing characteristic of the book is its mix of essays focusing on teaching cultural diversity in the  Read more...
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Diversity and detective fiction.
Bowling Green, OH : Bowling Green State University Popular Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)606266550
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Gregory Klein
ISBN: 0879727950 9780879727956 0879727969 9780879727963
OCLC Number: 40943464
Description: 262 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: "Different and yet the same" : women's worlds/women's lives and the classroom / Margaret Kinsman --
Shot/reverse shot : dis-solving the feminist detective story in Kanew's film V.I. Warshawski / Manina Jones --
Racism, sexism, and antiSemitism in mysteries featuring women sleuths / Frances A. Della Cava and Madeline H. Engel --
Ethnic detectives in popular fiction : new directions for an American genre / Gina Macdonald and Andrew Macdonald --
Dana Stabenow's Alaska mysteries / Mary Jean DeMarr --
Identity politics : April Smith's North of Montana and Rochelle Majer Krich's Angel of Death / Priscilla L. Walton --
Detective as other : the detective versus the other / Michael Cohen --
In search of our sisters' mean streets : the politics of sex, race and class in black women's crime fiction / Nicole Décuré --
Blanche on the Lam, or the invisible woman speaks / Frankie Y. Bailey --
Writing black : crime fiction's other / Claire Wells --
Black noir : race and urban space in Walter Mosley's detective fiction / Liam Kennedy --
Bridges and boundaries : race, ethnicity, and the contemporary American crime novel / Andrew Pepper.
Responsibility: edited by Kathleen Gregory Klein.

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