A Counter-History of Crime Fiction : Supernatural, Gothic, Sensational, Paperback / softback Book

A Counter-History of Crime Fiction : Supernatural, Gothic, Sensational Paperback / softback

Part of the Crime Files series

Description

This book takes a look at the evolution of crime fiction.

Considering 'criminography' as a system of inter-related sub-genres, it explores the connections between modes of literature such as revenge tragedies, the gothic and anarchist fiction, while taking into account the influence of pseudo-sciences such as mesmerism and criminal anthropology.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 222 pages, XV, 222 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary essays
  • ISBN: 9780230594623

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