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Crime fiction in the city : capital crimes

Author: Lucy Andrew; Catherine Phelps
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2013.
Series: European crime fictions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of academic essays by literary critics and writers of crime fiction - including a reflective essay by Ian Rankin on his own work - that explores the relationship between crime fiction and the urban spaces of the capital city.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Crime fiction in the city.
Cardiff : University of Wales Press, [2013]
(OCoLC)810116592
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy Andrew; Catherine Phelps
ISBN: 9780708325872 0708325874 9781783160372 1783160373
OCLC Number: 846951451
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 149 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgements; Notes on Contributors; Introduction; Edinburgh; 'The map that engenders the territory'? Rethinking Ian Rankin's Edinburgh; Corralling Crime in Cardiff's Tiger Bay; Crimes and Contradictions: the Fictional City of Dublin; From National Authority to Urban Underbelly: Negotiations of Power in Stockholm Crime Fiction; Streets and Squares, Quartiers and Arrondissements: Paris Crime Scenesand the Poetics of Contestation in the Novels of Jean-François Vilar; The Mysteries of the Vatican: from Nineteenth-century Anti-clerical Propaganda to Dan Brown's Religious Thrillers. A Tale of Three Cities: Megalopolitan Mysteries of the 1840sConclusion; Index.
Series Title: European crime fictions.
Responsibility: edited by Lucy Andrew and Catherine Phelps.

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