A companion to crime fiction / edited by Charles J. Rzepka and Lee Horsley.

Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Blackwell companions to literature and culture ; 66
xviii, 629 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Detective and mystery stories -- History and criticism.
Crime in literature.
Detective and mystery films -- History and criticism.
From The Newgate calendar to Sherlock Holmes / Heather Worthington
From Sherlock Holmes to the present / Lee Horsley
Criticism and theory / Heta Pyrhonen
Crime and the mass media / Alain Silver, James Ursini
Crime fiction and the literary canon / Joel Black
The Newgate novel and the police casebook / Lauren Gillingham
From sensation to the Strand / Christopher Pittard
The "classical" model of the golden age / Susan Rowland
Early American crime fiction : origins to urban gothic / Alexander Moudrov
The "hard-boiled" genre / Andrew Pepper
The pursuit of crime : characters in crime fiction / Carl Malmgren
Crime, forensics, and modern science / Sarah Dauncey
The police novel / Peter Messent
Noir and the psycho-thriller / Philip Simpson
True crime / David Schmid
Gangs and mobs / Jonathan Munby
Historical crime and detection / Ray B. Browne
Crime and the spy genre / David Seed
Crime and the gothic / Catherine Spooner
Feminist crime fiction and female sleuths / Adrienne Gavin
African-American detection and crime fiction / Frankie Bailey
Ethnic postcolonial crime and detection (Anglophone) / Ed Christian
Crime writing in other languages / Sue Neale
Postmodern and metaphysical detection / Patricia Merivale
Crime and detective literature for young readers / Christopher Routledge
Crime in comics and the graphic novel / Arthur Fried
Criminal investigation on film / Philippa Gates
William Godwin (1756-1836) / Philip Shaw
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) / Maurice Lee
Wilkie Collins (1824-1889) / Andrew Mangham
Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) / John Hodgson
Raymond Chandler (1888-1959) / Leroy Panek
Agatha Christie (1890-1976) / Merja Makinen
James M. Cain (1892-1977) / William Marling
Dorothy L. Sayers (1893-1957) / Esme Miskimmin
Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961) / Jasmine Hall
Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) / Alicia Borinsky
Chester Himes (1909-1984) / Stephen Soitos
David Goodis (1917-1967) / David Schmid
P.D. James (1920- ) / Louise Harrington
Patricia Highsmith (1921-1995) / Bran Nicol
Elmore Leonard (1925- ) / Charles J. Rzepka
Sara Paretsky (1947- ) / Malcah Effron
Walter Mosley (1952- ) / John Gruesser
Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980) / Nick Haeffner
Martin Scorsese (1942- ) / Mark Desmond Nicholls
John Woo (1946- ) / Karen Fang.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1924 Book Fund.
Rzepka, Charles J.
Horsley, Lee, 1944-
Class of 1924 Book Fund.
9781405167659 (alk. paper)
1405167653 (alk. paper)
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