The Noir Thriller

The Noir Thriller

by Lee Horsley


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230218864
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/19/2001
Series: Crime Files
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 329
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

LEE HORSLEYis Reader in Literature and Culture at Lancaster University, UK. Her publications include Political Fiction and the Historical Imagination (1990), Fictions of Power in English Literature 1900-1950 (1995) and Twentieth-Century Crime Fiction (2005). She is currently co-editing the Blackwell Companion to Crime Fiction.

Table of Contents

Dedication List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Introduction PART I: 1920-45 Hard-boiled Investigators Big-shot Gangsters and Small-time Crooks Victims of Circumstance PART II: 1945-70 Fatal Men Fatal Women Strangers and Outcasts PART III: 1970-2000 Players, Voyeurs and Consumers Pasts and Futures Bibliography Index

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