Crime Writing in Interwar Britain: Fact and Fiction in the Golden Age

Crime Writing in Interwar Britain: Fact and Fiction in the Golden Age

by Victoria Stewart

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ISBN-13: 9781316510001
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/24/2017
Pages: 214
Sales rank: 893,190
Product dimensions: 6.22(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Victoria Stewart is Reader in Modern and Contemporary Literature at the University of Leicester. She has published widely on topics including war writing, the middlebrow, life-writing and detective fiction. She is the author of Women's Autobiography: War and Trauma (2003), Narratives of Memory: British Writing of the 1940s (2006) and The Second World War in Contemporary Fiction: Secret Histories (2011).

Table of Contents

1. Revisiting Victorian sensations; 2. F. Tennyson Jesse and the modern murderer; 3. In search of the perfect crime: Dorothy L. Sayers and detection in fact and fiction; 4. Dangerous men in interwar writing.

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