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Contemporary American crime fiction  Cover Image Book Book

Contemporary American crime fiction

Bertens, Johannes Willem. (Author). Haen, Theo d'. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 0333674553 (cloth)
  • ISBN: 0333684656 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: ix, 233 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Houndmills, [England] ; Palgrave, 2001.

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General Note:
Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Bibliography: p. 215-224.
Formatted Contents Note:
The old guard in the mid-1990s : Muller, Grafton, and Paretsky -- The old guard continued : Kaminsky, Parker, and Block -- The personal and the regional : new forms of authenticity in female crime writing -- Three pictures from the institution : Forrest, Barr, and Hightower -- Los Angeles Police Department : Ellroy's and Connelly's police procedurals -- Private investigation in the 1990s -- The 'English tradition' in contemporary American crime fiction -- Historical mysteries -- In Waco's wake : Patricia Cornwell and Mary Willis Walker -- 'Other' detectives : the emergence of ethnic crime writing -- Black female crime writing -- The persistence of gender : the private investigators of S.J. Rozan.
Subject: Detective and mystery stories, American > History and criticism.
American fiction > 20th century > History and criticism.
Criminals in literature.
Crime in literature.

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