TIENDA

Crime Fiction in the City. Capital Crimes

97.60

An exciting new collection that reconsiders and rereads the significance of location in crime fiction.

Crime Fiction in the City: Capital Crimes expands upon previous studies of the urban space and crime by reflecting on the treatment of the capital city, a repository of authority, national identity and culture, within crime fiction. This wide-ranging collection looks at capital cities across Europe, from the more traditional centres of power – Paris, Rome and London – to Europe’s most northern capital, Stockholm, and also considers the newly devolved capitals, Dublin, Edinburgh and Cardiff.

The texts under consideration span the nineteenth-century city mysteries to contemporary populist crime fiction. The collection opens with a reflective essay by Ian Rankin and aims to inaugurate a dialogue between Anglophone and European crime writing; to explore the marginalised works of Irish and Welsh writers alongside established European crime writers and to interrogate the relationship between fact and fiction, creativity and criticism, within the crime genre.

Descripción
Valoraciones (0)
  • Product Description

    Tapa dura: 149 páginas

    Editor: Univ of Wales Pr; Edición: New. (15 de junio de 2013)

    Colección: European Crime Fiction

    Idioma: Inglés

    ISBN-10: 0708325866

    ISBN-13: 978-0708325865

  • Valoraciones

    No hay valoraciones aún.

    Sé el primero en valorar “Crime Fiction in the City. Capital Crimes”

    Tu dirección de correo electrónico no será publicada. Los campos obligatorios están marcados con *

    Este sitio usa Akismet para reducir el spam. Aprende cómo se procesan los datos de tus comentarios.