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Lethal performances : women who kill in modern American drama / Ottilie P. Klein.

Author/Creator:
Klein, Ottilie P., author.
Publication:
Frankfurt am Main ; New York : Peter Lang GmbH, [2017]
Format/Description:
Book
346 pages ; 22 cm
Series:
Contributions to English and American literary studies (CEALS) ; vol. 1
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Other Title:
Women who kill in American drama
Subjects:
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Women in literature.
Women murderers in literature.
Murder in literature.
Crime in literature.
American literature.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents:
1. Introduction
2. Women and Crime, or: Why Sexual Difference Matters
3. Murder Most Foul: Killing the Angel in the House
4. Murder Most Rare: A Search for Traces in Postwar American Culture
5. Murder Most Fair: Female Murder as a Catalyst for Social Change
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1894 Fund.
Contributor:
Class of 1894 Fund.
ISBN:
9783631732649
3631732643
9783631732663
9783631732656
9783631732670
OCLC:
995759800
Publisher Number:
99977856588