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Special Interest & Seriality in Contemporary Detective Stories
Studia Anglistica Upsaliensia No. 121
By Karin Molander Danielsson
Uppsala University Press
193 pages, 6 1/8 x 8 ¾ "
$46.50 paper original
This doctoral dissertation studies the modern detective story and suggests how
the genre accommodates the new conventions and becomes a rhetorical & political
force in a modern society characterized by diversity & specialization. Some
of the authors studied include: Walter Mosley, Barbara Neely, Amanda Cross,
Joan Smith, Dick Francis, Jody Jaffe, Carolyn Banks, Emma Lathen, Janis Harrison
& Virginia Rich.