Twentieth Century Crime Fiction: Gender, Sexuality and the Body

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Twentieth-Century Crime Fiction is an illuminating and challenging critical study of this ever popular genre.In the book Gill Plain uses contemporary theories of gender and sexuality to challenge the dominant perception of crime fiction as a conservative genre. The rise of lesbian detection and the impact of serial killing are considered alongside detailed analyses of works by popular writers such as Agatha Christie, Raymond Chandler, Dick Francis and Sara Paretsky.Beginning with a radical reconceptualisation of genre ...

Twentieth-Century Crime Fiction: Gender, Sexuality and the Body 2001, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, Scotland

ISBN-13: 9780748610877

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Twentieth Century Crime Fiction: Gender, Sexuality and the Body 2001, Routledge, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9781579583408

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