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Sara Paretsky : detective fiction as trauma literature

Author: Cynthia S Hamilton
Publisher: Manchester [England] : Manchester University Press, 2015.
Series: Contemporary American and Canadian writers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first book-length study of Sara Paretsky's detective fiction. Paretsky is known for her influential V.I. Warshawski series, which transformed the masculine hard-boiled detective formula into a vehicle for feminist values. But Paretsky does more than this. She uses contemporary instances of corporate malfeasance and political corruption to indict the indifference, inadequacy, and betrayals of institutions  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Sara Paretsky; Sara Paretsky; Sara Paretsky; Sara / Criticism and interpretation Paretsky
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia S Hamilton
ISBN: 9780719096952 0719096952
OCLC Number: 894937842
Description: ix, 190 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Series editors' foreword --
Acknowledgments --
Novels by Paretsky in order of publication date --
Introduction --
1. Repositioning the debate --
2. Sexual politics and agency --
3. Community and empowerment --
4. Global capital and marginality --
5. Destabilising the status quo.
Series Title: Contemporary American and Canadian writers.
Responsibility: Cynthia S. Hamilton.
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This is the first book-length study of Sara Paretsky's detective fiction. Paretsky is known for her influential V.I. Warshawski series, which transformed the masculine hard-boiled detective formula  Read more...

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