Traces, Codes, and Clues: Reading Race in Crime Fiction by Maureen T Reddy | 9780813532028 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Traces, Codes, and Clues: Reading Race in Crime Fiction

Traces, Codes, and Clues: Reading Race in Crime Fiction

by Maureen T. Reddy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813532027

ISBN-13: 9780813532028

Pub. Date: 11/15/2002

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Although they are considered light reading, mysteries also hold important cultural and social clues. In this book, Reddy (English, women's studies, Rhode Island College) explores the ways in which crime fiction manipulates cultural constructions such as race and gender, and notes that even authors who appear to set out to revise outdated conventions reproduce the

Overview

Although they are considered light reading, mysteries also hold important cultural and social clues. In this book, Reddy (English, women's studies, Rhode Island College) explores the ways in which crime fiction manipulates cultural constructions such as race and gender, and notes that even authors who appear to set out to revise outdated conventions reproduce the genre's most conservative elements. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813532028
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
11/15/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
213
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.68(h) x 0.55(d)

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