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Paperback. English.
Published Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010
This companion demonstrates the importance of crime writing in American literature. Leading scholars introduce the range of American crime fiction from...

By Ascari, Maurizio
Paperback. English.
Published Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
'A Counter-History of Crime Fiction' takes a new look at the evolution of crime fiction, drawing on material from the Middle Ages up to the early 20th...

By Haut, Woody, 1945-
Paperback. English.
Published London: Serpent's Tail, 1999
Neon Noir, the follow-up to Woody Haut's highly regarded Pulp Culture, brings the story of American crime fiction up to date. Neon Noir is a roller-coaster...

Paperback. English.
Published London: Pluto, 1996
Criminal Proceedings offers a comprehensive view of some of the most important developments in crime fiction. The contributors explore the significant...

By Scaggs, John, 1970-
eBook. English.
Published London; New York: Routledge, 2005
Crime Fictionprovides a lively introduction to what is both a wide-ranging and hugely popular literary genre. Using examples from a variety of novels,...

By Horsley, Lee
Hardback. English.
Published Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000
What is literary noir? This study ranges over hundreds of novels, analysing the politics and poetics of noir from the hard-boiled fiction of Hammett,...

By Horsley, Lee, 1944-
Paperback. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005
This study of a variety of twentieth-century Anglo-American crime fiction aims to provide formalist, historicist, psychoanalytic, postcolonial and feminist...

By Scaggs, John, 1970-
Paperback. English.
Published London: Routledge, 2005
'Crime Fiction' offers a lively introduction to what is both a wide-ranging & hugely popular literary genre, using examples from a variety of novels,...

By Knight, Stephen Thomas
Paperback. English.
Published Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
2nd ed
This title is an analytic survey of crime fiction from its origins in the 19th century to the most contemporary developments. Stephen Knight explains...

By Schwartz, Richard B
Hardback. English.
Published Columbia, Mo.; London: University of Missouri Press, 2002
Schwartz explores the work of his favourite writers, building on a reading of almost 700 novels from the 1980s and 1990s. By looking at recurring themes...
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