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Iberian Crime Fiction

Iberian Crime Fiction

Author: Nancy Vosburg
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2011.
Series: European crime fictions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Iberian Peninsular Crime Fiction provides a timely introduction in English to a booming literary genre in Spain and Portugal. The volume traces the origins, the developments, and the major authors and works in crime fiction in both Spain and Portugal and provides an analyses of the conditions that favored the use of crime fiction as a vehicle for interrogating the contemporary social and political realities that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Vosburg, Nancy.
Iberian Crime Fiction.
Cardiff : University of Wales Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Vosburg
ISBN: 9780708323335 0708323332 9781783164493 1783164492 0708323324 9780708323328 1299200907 9781299200906
OCLC Number: 768082852
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (315 pages)
Contents: Introduction to Iberian Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction since the Spanish Civil War; In Search of a New Realism: Manuel Vázquez Montalbánand the Spanish Novela Negra; Detecting Difference/Constructing Community in Basque, Catalan and Galician Crime Fiction; Spanish Women's Crime Fiction, 1980s-2000s: Subvertingthe Conventions of Genre and Gender; Spanish Crime Fiction: 2001 and Beyond; Five Cases from 130 Years of Portuguese Detective Fiction,1870s-2000s; Index.
Series Title: European crime fictions.
Responsibility: edited by Nancy Vosburg.


This volume is an introduction to crime writing in the Iberian Peninsula (Spain and Portugal). While "police narratives" in Spain can be traced back to iconic writers of the 19th-century, such as the  Read more...


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