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The Resource Fiction, crime, and empire : clues to modernity and postmodernism, Jon Thompson

Fiction, crime, and empire : clues to modernity and postmodernism, Jon Thompson

Label
Fiction, crime, and empire : clues to modernity and postmodernism
Title
Fiction, crime, and empire
Title remainder
clues to modernity and postmodernism
Statement of responsibility
Jon Thompson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thompson, Jon
Dewey number
809.83/872
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PR830.C74
LC item number
T46 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English fiction
  • Crime in literature
  • Popular literature
  • Detective and mystery stories, American
  • Detective and mystery stories, English
  • Postmodernism (Literature)
  • Modernism (Literature)
  • Spy stories, English
  • Imperialism in literature
  • Espionage in literature
  • Spies in literature
  • Postmodernism (Literature)
  • Modernism (Literature)
Label
Fiction, crime, and empire : clues to modernity and postmodernism, Jon Thompson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [183]-191) 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
1. Preliminary Mappings: Modernism and Genre Fiction -- Pt. I. The Emergence of the Modern Detective Hero. 2. The Power of Knowledge: Poe's Detective Fiction and the Ideology of Rationalism. 3. The Adventurous Detective: Conan Doyle and Imperialism -- Pt. II. Empire and Espionage: The "Great Game" Begins. 4. The Heroic Spy Novel: Kim and the Rhetoric of the Great Game. 5. The Ironic Spy Novel: Anarchy, Irony, and Empire in The Secret Agent -- Pt. III. Modernists and Detectives. 6. Modernism and the "Search for a Remoter Something" 7. Popular Modernisms -- Pt. IV. Postmodern Crime Fiction. 8. Agents and Human Agency in the Postmodern World -- Conclusion: Postmodern Fictions of Crime
Control code
26854037
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
200 pages
Isbn
9780252019760
Isbn Type
(cl)
Lccn
92038701
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Fiction, crime, and empire : clues to modernity and postmodernism, Jon Thompson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [183]-191) 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
1. Preliminary Mappings: Modernism and Genre Fiction -- Pt. I. The Emergence of the Modern Detective Hero. 2. The Power of Knowledge: Poe's Detective Fiction and the Ideology of Rationalism. 3. The Adventurous Detective: Conan Doyle and Imperialism -- Pt. II. Empire and Espionage: The "Great Game" Begins. 4. The Heroic Spy Novel: Kim and the Rhetoric of the Great Game. 5. The Ironic Spy Novel: Anarchy, Irony, and Empire in The Secret Agent -- Pt. III. Modernists and Detectives. 6. Modernism and the "Search for a Remoter Something" 7. Popular Modernisms -- Pt. IV. Postmodern Crime Fiction. 8. Agents and Human Agency in the Postmodern World -- Conclusion: Postmodern Fictions of Crime
Control code
26854037
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
200 pages
Isbn
9780252019760
Isbn Type
(cl)
Lccn
92038701
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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