Contemporary Feminist Historical Crime Fiction

Contemporary Feminist Historical Crime Fiction

by R. Johnsen


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By examining the feminist interventions of contemporary women writers working in this subgenre, Johnsen advances the existing critical discussion of women's crime fiction. The writers studied here bring research expertise to bear on their chosen historical settings, creating a powerful but widely accessible statement about women in history.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349533985
Publisher: Springer Nature B.V.
Publication date: 03/15/2016
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.41(d)

About the Author

ROSEMARY ERIKSON JOHNSEN is Assistant Professor of English at Governors State University.

Table of Contents

Preface: Hystory Girls Contemporary Women's Historical Crime Fiction Medieval Women in Context Legal Violence in Mid-Nineteenth Century America (Re)Presenting Sherlock Holmes Suffragette Disruptions: History, Chronology, Closure Women and the Ever-Present Past Conclusion

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