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The novel as investigation : Leonardo Sciascia, Dacia Maraini, and Antonio Tabucchi

Author: JoAnn Cannon
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, ©2006.
Series: Toronto Italian studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Detective fiction is a universally popular genre: stories about crime investigation are published all over the world and in hundreds of languages. However, detective fiction provides more than entertainment; it often has a great deal to say about important social issues such as crime and punishment, justice and injustice, testimony and judgment. The Novel as Investigation examines a group of detective novels  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Cannon, JoAnn.
Novel as investigation.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006284841
(OCoLC)64080126
Named Person: Dacia Maraini; Leonardo Sciascia; Antonio Tabucchi; Dacia Maraini; Leonardo Sciascia; Antonio Tabucchi; Antonio Tabucchi; Leonardo Sciascia; Dacia Maraini; Antonio Tabucchi; Dacia Maraini; Leonardo Sciascia; Antonio Tabucchi
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: JoAnn Cannon
ISBN: 9781442681910 1442681918 1281992038 9781281992031
OCLC Number: 244767919
Description: 1 online resource (134 pages).
Contents: 1. The power of the pen in Leonardo Sciascia's Porte aperte --
2. The death of the detective in Il cavaliere e la morte --
3. In search of Isolina --
4. Voci and the conventions of the Giallo --
5. Ethics and literature in Sostiene Pereira : Una testimonianza --
6. Detection, activism, and writing in La testa perduta di Damasceno Monteiro.
Series Title: Toronto Italian studies.
Responsibility: JoAnn Cannon.
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The Novel as Investigation will be of interest to a broad audience of readers, including those interested in Italian and comparative literature, Italian social history, and cultural studies.  Read more...

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