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The Cambridge companion to crime fiction

Author: Martin Priestman; Cambridge University Press.
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; Port Melbourne, Vic. : Cambridge University Press, Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003. 2003.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView 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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Cambridge companion to crime fiction.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Priestman; Cambridge University Press.
ISBN: 0521803993 9780521803991 0521008719 9780521008716 0511221673 9780511221675 9780511999383 0511999380
OCLC Number: 1058006210
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. : Cambridge Companions Online.
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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