cover image

The pursuit of crime : art and ideology in detective fiction / Dennis Porter.


New Haven : Yale University Press, [1981] .
ISBN 0300027222, 9780300027228

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman stacks
PN 3448 .D4 P58 (show me on map) Available Request
American
LIB stacks
PN3448.D4 P58 Available Request
Gallaudet
UNIV General stacks
809.3 P6p, 1981 Available Request
George Mason
Fenwick stacks
PN3448.D4 P58 DUE 05-31-2018
Georgetown
Lauinger stacks
PN3448.D4 P58 DUE 09-15-2018
Subjects Crime in literature.
Detective and mystery stories -- History and criticism.
Detective and mystery stories.
Misdaadromans.
Roman policier -- Histoire et critique.
Description ix, 267 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
©1981
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents part 1. Art -- chapter 1. Crime literature -- chapter 2. Backward construction and the art of suspense -- chapter 3. Detection and digression -- chapter 4. The detective novel as readable text -- chapter 5. The erotics of narrative -- part 2. Ideology -- chapter 6. Literature and ideology -- chapter 7. The Language of detection -- chapter 8. The Detective hero -- chapter 9. The Landscape of detection -- chapter 10. The Case of [Georges] Simenon -- chapter 11. The Formula and reassurance -- part 3. Beyond detection -- chapter 12. The professor and the detective -- chapter 13. Antidetection.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7459967
(OCoLC)ocm07459967
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Porter, Dennis, 1933-
Publication timeline, list of works, related names and subjects and other information

Services

Export citation to: RefWorks