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Women writing crime fiction, 1860-1880 : fourteen American, British and Australian authors

Author: Kate Watson
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This study explores women's crime fiction writing in the mid to late 19th century in three national contexts: American, Australian and British. It also opens up critical histories of the genre. The bringing of women's "criminographic" fiction to critical attention will help correct a broader critical occlusion of crime fiction in the decades of 1860 to 1880"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Watson
ISBN: 9780786467822 0786467827
OCLC Number: 770876321
Description: viii, 252 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Fourteen American, British and Australian authors
14 American, British and Australian authors
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