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: 9781403972781
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 01/13/2009
Edition description: 2006
Pages: 173
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(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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