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Race, Gender and Empire in American Detective Fiction

Race, Gender and Empire in American Detective Fiction( )
Author: Gruesser, John Cullen
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

From its inception, American detective fiction has been adaptable to a multiplicity of artistic, personal, ideological, and political programmes. Moving in roughly chronological fashion, this book highlights detection's malleability by analysing texts by particular groups of authors from specific time periods written in response to other texts. Specifically, it traces some of the roles that gender, race, and empire have played in American detective fiction from Edgar Allan Poe to...
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.432 Inches
Book Weight:0.663 Pounds

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