Deviance in Contemporary Crime Fiction

Deviance in Contemporary Crime Fiction

by C. Gregoriou


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230594630
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/30/2007
Series: Crime Files
Edition description: 2007
Pages: 178
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

CHRISTIANA GREGORIOU is currently a Lecturer in English Language at the University of Leeds, UK. She is the author of English Literary Stylistics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008) and has publishedseveral articles on deviance in crime fiction.

Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgements Introduction: Narratology and Deviance Contemporary Crime Fiction: Constraints and Development Linguistic Deviance: The Stylistics of Criminal Justification Social Deviance in Contemporary Crime Fiction Generic Deviance in Contemporary Crime Fiction Conclusion References Index

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