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The Resource A companion to crime fiction, edited by Charles J. Rzepka and Lee Horsley

A companion to crime fiction, edited by Charles J. Rzepka and Lee Horsley

Label
A companion to crime fiction
Title
A companion to crime fiction
Statement of responsibility
edited by Charles J. Rzepka and Lee Horsley
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Companion to Crime Fiction presents the definitive guide to this popular genre from its origins in the eighteenth century to the present day.: A collection of forty-seven newly commissioned essays from a team of leading scholars across the globe make this Companion the definitive guide to crime fiction; Follows the development of the genre from its origins in the eighteenth century through to its phenomenal present day popularity; Features full-length critical essays on the most significant authors and film-makers, from Arthur Conan Doyle and Dashiell Hammett to Alfred Hitchcock and Martin
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
809.3/872
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN3448.D4
LC item number
C557 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rzepka, Charles J
  • Horsley, Lee
Series statement
Blackwell companions to literature and culture
Series volume
66
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Crime in literature
  • Detective and mystery films
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Crime in literature
  • Detective and mystery films
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Kriminalroman
Label
A companion to crime fiction, edited by Charles J. Rzepka and Lee Horsley
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 574-598) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From The Newgate calendar to Sherlock Holmes / Heather Worthington -- From Sherlock Holmes to the present / Lee Horsley -- Criticism and theory / Heta Pyrhonen -- Crime and the mass media / Alain Silver, James Ursini -- Crime fiction and the literary canon / Joel Black -- The Newgate novel and the police casebook / Lauren Gillingham -- From sensation to the Strand / Christopher Pittard -- The "classical" model of the golden age / Susan Rowland -- Early American crime fiction : origins to urban gothic / Alexander Moudrov -- The "hard-boiled" genre / Andrew Pepper -- The pursuit of crime : characters in crime fiction / Carl Malmgren -- Crime, forensics, and modern science / Sarah Dauncey -- The police novel / Peter Messent -- Noir and the psycho-thriller / Philip Simpson -- True crime / David Schmid -- Gangs and mobs / Jonathan Munby -- Historical crime and detection / Ray B. Browne -- Crime and the spy genre / David Seed -- Crime and the gothic / Catherine Spooner -- Feminist crime fiction and female sleuths / Adrienne Gavin -- African-American detection and crime fiction / Frankie Bailey -- Ethnic postcolonial crime and detection (Anglophone) / Ed Christian -- Crime writing in other languages / Sue Neale -- Postmodern and metaphysical detection / Patricia Merivale -- Crime and detective literature for young readers / Christopher Routledge -- Crime in comics and the graphic novel / Arthur Fried -- Criminal investigation on film / Philippa Gates -- William Godwin (1756-1836) / Philip Shaw -- Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) / Maurice Lee -- Wilkie Collins (1824-1889) / Andrew Mangham -- Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) / John Hodgson -- Raymond Chandler (1888-1959) / Leroy Panek -- Agatha Christie (1890-1976) / Merja Makinen -- James M. Cain (1892-1977) / William Marling -- Dorothy L. Sayers (1893-1957) / Esme Miskimmin -- Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961) / Jasmine Hall -- Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) / Alicia Borinsky -- Chester Himes (1909-1984) / Stephen Soitos -- David Goodis (1917-1967) / David Schmid -- P.D. James (1920- ) / Louise Harrington -- Patricia Highsmith (1921-1995) / Bran Nicol -- Elmore Leonard (1925- ) / Charles J. Rzepka -- Sara Paretsky (1947- ) / Malcah Effron -- Walter Mosley (1952- ) / John Gruesser -- Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980) / Nick Haeffner -- Martin Scorsese (1942- ) / Mark Desmond Nicholls -- John Woo (1946- ) / Karen Fang
Control code
606852847
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 629 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781444317923
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1002/9781444317916
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
978-1-4443-3175-2
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)606852847
Label
A companion to crime fiction, edited by Charles J. Rzepka and Lee Horsley
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 574-598) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From The Newgate calendar to Sherlock Holmes / Heather Worthington -- From Sherlock Holmes to the present / Lee Horsley -- Criticism and theory / Heta Pyrhonen -- Crime and the mass media / Alain Silver, James Ursini -- Crime fiction and the literary canon / Joel Black -- The Newgate novel and the police casebook / Lauren Gillingham -- From sensation to the Strand / Christopher Pittard -- The "classical" model of the golden age / Susan Rowland -- Early American crime fiction : origins to urban gothic / Alexander Moudrov -- The "hard-boiled" genre / Andrew Pepper -- The pursuit of crime : characters in crime fiction / Carl Malmgren -- Crime, forensics, and modern science / Sarah Dauncey -- The police novel / Peter Messent -- Noir and the psycho-thriller / Philip Simpson -- True crime / David Schmid -- Gangs and mobs / Jonathan Munby -- Historical crime and detection / Ray B. Browne -- Crime and the spy genre / David Seed -- Crime and the gothic / Catherine Spooner -- Feminist crime fiction and female sleuths / Adrienne Gavin -- African-American detection and crime fiction / Frankie Bailey -- Ethnic postcolonial crime and detection (Anglophone) / Ed Christian -- Crime writing in other languages / Sue Neale -- Postmodern and metaphysical detection / Patricia Merivale -- Crime and detective literature for young readers / Christopher Routledge -- Crime in comics and the graphic novel / Arthur Fried -- Criminal investigation on film / Philippa Gates -- William Godwin (1756-1836) / Philip Shaw -- Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) / Maurice Lee -- Wilkie Collins (1824-1889) / Andrew Mangham -- Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) / John Hodgson -- Raymond Chandler (1888-1959) / Leroy Panek -- Agatha Christie (1890-1976) / Merja Makinen -- James M. Cain (1892-1977) / William Marling -- Dorothy L. Sayers (1893-1957) / Esme Miskimmin -- Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961) / Jasmine Hall -- Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) / Alicia Borinsky -- Chester Himes (1909-1984) / Stephen Soitos -- David Goodis (1917-1967) / David Schmid -- P.D. James (1920- ) / Louise Harrington -- Patricia Highsmith (1921-1995) / Bran Nicol -- Elmore Leonard (1925- ) / Charles J. Rzepka -- Sara Paretsky (1947- ) / Malcah Effron -- Walter Mosley (1952- ) / John Gruesser -- Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980) / Nick Haeffner -- Martin Scorsese (1942- ) / Mark Desmond Nicholls -- John Woo (1946- ) / Karen Fang
Control code
606852847
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 629 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781444317923
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1002/9781444317916
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
978-1-4443-3175-2
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)606852847

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