A Common Spring

A Common Spring

by Nadya Aisenberg
     
 

Nadya Aisenberg discusses the potentialities of the crime novel, its implications, principles, and scope, and its analogy ot myth and the fairy tale. She proposes that the detective story and the thriller have made an unacknowledged contribution to "serious" literature. Her discussion of Dickens, Conrad, and Green indicate that each borrowed many

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Nadya Aisenberg discusses the potentialities of the crime novel, its implications, principles, and scope, and its analogy ot myth and the fairy tale. She proposes that the detective story and the thriller have made an unacknowledged contribution to "serious" literature. Her discussion of Dickens, Conrad, and Green indicate that each borrowed many important ingredients from the formulaic novel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780879721428
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
06/01/1980
Edition description:
1
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)

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