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The Resource Scene of the crime : the importance of place in crime and mystery fiction, David Geherin

Scene of the crime : the importance of place in crime and mystery fiction, David Geherin

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Scene of the crime : the importance of place in crime and mystery fiction
Title
Scene of the crime
Title remainder
the importance of place in crime and mystery fiction
Statement of responsibility
David Geherin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Offering analysis of the fiction of 15 authors, this book focuses on ways that setting and place figure in modern crime and mystery novels. After an introductory chapter dealing with general consideration of place in fiction, subsequent chapters consider the works of recent mystery writers for whom setting greatly contributes to overall literary style"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Geherin, David
Dewey number
809.3/87209358
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.D4
LC item number
G395 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Detective and mystery stories, American
  • Place (Philosophy) in literature
  • American fiction
  • Detective and mystery stories, English
  • English fiction
  • Popular literature
Label
Scene of the crime : the importance of place in crime and mystery fiction, David Geherin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-209) 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
Introduction : the importance of place in fiction -- Georges Simenon : Paris -- Donna Leon : Venice -- Tony Hillerman : the American Southwest -- Walter Mosley : South Central Los Angeles -- George P. Pelecanos : Washington, D.C. -- Sara Paretsky : Chicago -- James Lee Burke : Southern Louisiana -- Carl Hiaasen : South Florida -- Ian Rankin : Edinburgh -- Alexander McCall Smith : Botswana -- James McClure : South Africa -- Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö : Stockholm -- Paco Ignacio Taibo II : Mexico City -- Leonardo Sciascia : Sicily -- Lindsey Davis : Ancient Rome
Control code
173240849
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
v, 217 pages
Isbn
9780786432981
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007052694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)173240849
Label
Scene of the crime : the importance of place in crime and mystery fiction, David Geherin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-209) 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
Introduction : the importance of place in fiction -- Georges Simenon : Paris -- Donna Leon : Venice -- Tony Hillerman : the American Southwest -- Walter Mosley : South Central Los Angeles -- George P. Pelecanos : Washington, D.C. -- Sara Paretsky : Chicago -- James Lee Burke : Southern Louisiana -- Carl Hiaasen : South Florida -- Ian Rankin : Edinburgh -- Alexander McCall Smith : Botswana -- James McClure : South Africa -- Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö : Stockholm -- Paco Ignacio Taibo II : Mexico City -- Leonardo Sciascia : Sicily -- Lindsey Davis : Ancient Rome
Control code
173240849
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
v, 217 pages
Isbn
9780786432981
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007052694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)173240849

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