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Female Investigator in Literature, Film, and Popular Culture
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Female Investigator in Literature, Film, and Popular Culture

by Lisa M. Dresner
 

In this book the author examines how women detectives are portrayed in film, in literature and on TV. Chapters examine the portrayal of female investigators in each of these four genres: the Gothic novel, the lesbian detective novel, television and film.

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In this book the author examines how women detectives are portrayed in film, in literature and on TV. Chapters examine the portrayal of female investigators in each of these four genres: the Gothic novel, the lesbian detective novel, television and film.

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Against the Grain
extensive bibliography...in-depth information...a wealth of knowledge
Feminist Collections
valuable observations
Scarlet
"excellent, well-organized reference sources...useful"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786426546
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
11/27/2006
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Lisa M. Dresner is a special assistant professor in the Department of English and Freshman Composition at Hofstra University. She lives in Forest Hills, New York.

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