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The Resource Crime fiction, 1800-2000 : detection, death, diversity, Stephen Knight

Crime fiction, 1800-2000 : detection, death, diversity, Stephen Knight

Label
Crime fiction, 1800-2000 : detection, death, diversity
Title
Crime fiction, 1800-2000
Title remainder
detection, death, diversity
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Knight
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Knight, Stephen
Dewey number
823/./087209
Index
index present
LC call number
PR830.D4
LC item number
K59 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Detective and mystery stories, English
  • Detective and mystery stories, American
  • Popular literature
  • Crime in literature
Label
Crime fiction, 1800-2000 : detection, death, diversity, Stephen Knight
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-258) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Detection. Beginnings ; Before detection ; Enter the detective ; Realistic police ; Edgar Allen Poe's initiative ; The development of detection ; Plain English detection ; Sensation ; Gaboriau and the 1870s-1880s ; Detective apotheosis : Sherlock Holmes -- Death. After Sherlock Holmes ; Enter death ; Scientific detectives ; Ironic anti-heroes ; Low-level detection ; Women on the case ; The clue-puzzle forms ; Had they but known ; How golden was the age? ; Golden royalty : Agatha Christie ; American gold ; English variations ; Supporting cast ; Themes and explanations ; The American version ; Origins and attitudes ; Hammett's initiative ; Chandler's variation ; Other American crime writers ; The crime novelists ; The 'tough guy' abroad -- Diversity. Continuities with change ; After the 'golden age' in Britain ; The private eye modernised ; Other continuities ; The psychothriller ; Police procedures ; Origins ; Consciously police procedural ; After McBain ; Diversifying the viewpoint : gender ; Towards feminist detection ; Feminist detection in America ; Feminist detectives in Britain ; The lesbian detective ; Male gay detection ; Diversifying the viewpoint : race ; African-American crime fiction ; Black women detectives ; Other American ethnicities ; At the cutting edge ; Postmodern crime fiction ; Generic violence
Control code
52208815
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 272 pages
Isbn
9780333791783
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2003051447
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Crime fiction, 1800-2000 : detection, death, diversity, Stephen Knight
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-258) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Detection. Beginnings ; Before detection ; Enter the detective ; Realistic police ; Edgar Allen Poe's initiative ; The development of detection ; Plain English detection ; Sensation ; Gaboriau and the 1870s-1880s ; Detective apotheosis : Sherlock Holmes -- Death. After Sherlock Holmes ; Enter death ; Scientific detectives ; Ironic anti-heroes ; Low-level detection ; Women on the case ; The clue-puzzle forms ; Had they but known ; How golden was the age? ; Golden royalty : Agatha Christie ; American gold ; English variations ; Supporting cast ; Themes and explanations ; The American version ; Origins and attitudes ; Hammett's initiative ; Chandler's variation ; Other American crime writers ; The crime novelists ; The 'tough guy' abroad -- Diversity. Continuities with change ; After the 'golden age' in Britain ; The private eye modernised ; Other continuities ; The psychothriller ; Police procedures ; Origins ; Consciously police procedural ; After McBain ; Diversifying the viewpoint : gender ; Towards feminist detection ; Feminist detection in America ; Feminist detectives in Britain ; The lesbian detective ; Male gay detection ; Diversifying the viewpoint : race ; African-American crime fiction ; Black women detectives ; Other American ethnicities ; At the cutting edge ; Postmodern crime fiction ; Generic violence
Control code
52208815
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 272 pages
Isbn
9780333791783
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2003051447
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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