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Twentieth-century crime fiction

gender, sexuality, and the body

by Gill Plain

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • English-speaking countries
    • Subjects:
    • Detective and mystery stories, English -- History and criticism,
    • Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism,
    • Popular literature -- English-speaking countries -- History and criticism,
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Body, Human, in literature,
    • Sex role in literature,
    • Crime in literature,
    • Sex in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-257) and index.

      StatementGill Plain.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR888.D4 P57 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 264 p. ;
      Number of Pages264
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3532848M
      ISBN 100748610871
      LC Control Number2001431340

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      A look at how the theme of jihad in crime fiction has consistently connected with the developments in the crime fiction genre and marketing, politics, and Anglo-American policy in the Middle East over the course of the twentieth century from the Great War to the millennium is the subject of the following pages. *** We begin with World War I. The true crime genre has long fascinated readers. Currently, it’s seeing something of a by an internet’s worth of armchair detectives, a number of podcasts (check out this list of books for fans of Serial and Making a Murderer!), and a seemingly never-ending parade of documentaries and TV mini-series, there is arguably no better time to be a true .


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