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Crime fiction criticism

Timothy W. Johnson

Crime fiction criticism

an annotated bibliography

by Timothy W. Johnson

  • 282 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detective and mystery stories -- History and criticism -- Bibliography.,
  • Crime in literature -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementeditors, Timothy W. Johnson, Julia Johnson, associated editors, Robert Mitchell, Glenna J. Dunning, Susan J. Mackall.
    SeriesGarland reference library of the humanities ; v. 233
    ContributionsJohnson, Julia, 1941- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ5917.D5 J63 1981, PN3448.D4 J63 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 423 p. ;
    Number of Pages423
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4095461M
    ISBN 100824094905
    LC Control Number80008497

      Historical Crime Fiction Most of the book is written in a style that a lay crime fiction reading person could understand - and discusses the main authors who wrote under that particular genre - however about 30% of the book does discuss academic themes especially at the beginning of Chapter 6 (Historical Crime Fiction)/5(8). Crime fiction is a literary genre that novelizes the mystery of crime and crime-solving. Its popularity stems from the careful unfolding of a mystery, and it appeals to readers who like to try.

      The book is primarily designed for students reading crime fiction at undergraduate level, and therefore in addition to providing a glossary of useful terms, it also builds its broader analysis, and the discussions in each chapter, from the ground up, starting with what the majority of criticism identifies as foundational points, and then. Crime fiction, detective story, murder mystery, mystery novel, and police novel: These terms all describe narratives that centre on criminal acts and especially on the investigation, either by an amateur or a professional detective, of a serious crime, generally a murder. It is usually distinguished from mainstream fiction and other genres such as historical fiction or science fiction.

    Recent crime fiction increasingly transcends national boundaries, with investigators operating across countries and continents. Frequently, the detective is a migrant or comes from a transcultural background. To solve the crime, the investigator is called upon to decipher the meaning(s) hidden in clues and testimonies that require transcultural forms of understanding. Truth Kills: PI Angelina Bonaparte Crime Thrillers, Book 1 is a private sleuth murder mystery written by Nanci Rathbun. Angie had a client with a problem. Her husband, mobster Anthony Belloni, had a girlfriend on the side, a hot young woman named Elisa Morano.


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