100 American Crime Writers Steven Powell

ISBN: 9786613900111

Published: August 7th 2012

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387 pages


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100 American Crime Writers  by  Steven Powell

100 American Crime Writers by Steven Powell
August 7th 2012 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 387 pages | ISBN: 9786613900111 | 4.23 Mb

From Edgar Allan Poe to James Ellroy, crime writers have provided some of the most popular, controversial, acclaimed and disturbing works in American literature.100 American Crime Writersprovides critical biographies of some of the greatest and mostMoreFrom Edgar Allan Poe to James Ellroy, crime writers have provided some of the most popular, controversial, acclaimed and disturbing works in American literature.100 American Crime Writersprovides critical biographies of some of the greatest and most important crime writers in American history.

Both an important scholarly work and an enjoyable read accessible to a wider audience, this addition in Palgraves Crime Files series includes discussion of the lives of key crime writers, as well as analysis of the full breadth and scope of the genre - from John Dickson Carrs Golden Age detective stories to Raymond Chandlers hardboiled Philip Marlowe novels, Ed McBains 87th Precinct police procedurals to Megan Abbotts modern day reimagining of the femme fatale.

Drawing on some of the best and most recent scholarship in the field, all of the key writers and themes of the genre are discussed in this comprehensive study of one of the most fascinating and popular of literary genres.



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