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Dynamic Detective

Special Interest & Seriality in Contemporary Detective Stories
Studia Anglistica Upsaliensia No. 121

By Karin Molander Danielsson
July 2002
Uppsala University Press
ISBN: 91-554-5332-5
193 pages, 6 1/8 x 8 "
$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.



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