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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 255–272.
Published: 01 December 2016
... article argues that Gaudy Night 's departures from detective story convention represent more than a successful leap into the “highbrow” or a pioneering defense of women's education. Instead, they reflect a complex and problematic engagement with the early twentieth-century middlebrow phenomenon of the...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 331–353.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Brian Diemert © COPYRIGHT 2003 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2003 WORKS CITED Auden W. H. “The Guilty Vicarage.” 1938 . The Dyer's Hand and Other Essays . London : Faber , 1963 . 146 - 58 . Aydelotte William O. “The Detective Story as a Historical Source.” The...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 159–182.
Published: 01 July 2020
... which Kim’s protagonist operates, attempting to solve the case of her parents’ murder, is as treacherous as the world portrayed in early hard-boiled detective fiction. Kim has inherited from early hard-boiled crime fiction such elements as its rugged individualism, a cynical-but-sentimental worldview...
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Genre (2017) 50 (1): 39–57.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Geoffrey Baker Focusing in particular on Wilkie Collins's The Law and the Lady (1875) and Anthony Trollope's Phineas Redux (1873), this essay examines the manner in which Victorian novels grapple with various forms of evidence, ranging from the forensic and detective knowledge of the police to a...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 153–179.
Published: 01 July 2017
... post-Enlightenment project of ideological critique, the unmasking of concealed truth, although he has lost faith in the efficacy of this project. Sloterdijk's account provides a fascinating analogue to European detective figures noted for their “authenticity” or “realism,” and the Wallander series...
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Genre (2011) 44 (2): 129–156.
Published: 01 June 2011
... inability to conceive its magnitude. Similarly, by relying on the fantastic power of vision he found in paintings and photographs, Jean-Martin Charcot developed into medical knowledge the gothic sublime, which also aided the detective protagonists of sensation novels. Working to extend this tradition, Woolf...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 151–177.
Published: 01 December 2019
... fundamental laws of energy no longer apply. The article first examines how espionage, detective, and invasion fiction, exemplified by The Secret Agent , incorporated the Edwardian press’s figuration of radium to suggest that the entropic nation-state’s raison d’être, degenerate populations, was not so...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 81–100.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Agatha . The Mysterious Affair at Styles . New York [1920] : Bantam , 1962 . Craig Patricia Cadogan Mary . The Lady Investigates: Women Detectives and Spies in Fiction . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 1986 . Doyle Sir Arthur Conan . Sherlock Holmes: The Complete...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 5–10.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Sanctuary. "Faulkner is well aware that detectives do not exist; that the police rely on neither psychology nor perspicacity but rather on secret information; and that the murderer on the run is caught, not by Mr. Gumshoe or Mr. Shadow, those modest thinkers at the Quai des Orfevres [police...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2001
... hardboiled detective novels the Serie Noire (inaugurated by Edi- tions Gallimard shortly after World War II and still partially available today), for a major statement of Gilles Deleuze's philosophy. It is clearly a minor text that manifests the spontaneous enthusiasm of the aficionado much more than...
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Genre (2014) 47 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 2014
...: Essays on Books and Writers , 168 – 74 . London : Sheed and Ward . Crofton Sarah . 2012 . “CSΨ: Occult Detectives of the Fin de Siècle and the Interpretation of Evidence.” Clues: A Journal of Detection 30 . 2 : 29 – 39 . Davies David Stuart . 1968 . Holmes of the Movies...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 79–98.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of the Performative . New York : Routledge , 1997 . Print . Christian Ed. “ Introducing the Post-Colonial Detective: Putting Marginality to Work .” The Post-Colonial Detective . Ed. Christian Ed . London : Palgrave , 2001 . 1 - 16 . Print . Coale Samuel . The...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 91–113.
Published: 01 March 2010
... . Chicago , University of Chicago Press , 1985 . Print . Detweiler Jane . “A Piano in the Margin: Gertrude Stein ‘Detected’ in Blood on the Dining Room Floor.” Kentucky Philological Review 7 ( 1992 ): 12 - 16 . Print . Doane Janice . Silence and Narrative: The Early Novels of...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 141–170.
Published: 01 July 2014
..., and Television.” In Channels of Discourse, Reassembled: Television and Contemporary Criticism , 2nd ed. , edited by Allen Robert Clyde , 203 – 46 . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press . Gunning Tom . 1999 . “Embarrassing Evidence: The Detective Camera and the...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 143–165.
Published: 01 March 2002
... prolific career. A writer overdue for sustained critical treatment, Rendell supplies the terms for such an evaluation in the way she stages the debut of her persona. 'Full-page advertisement for The House of Stairs, printed in The Armchair Detective 22 (1989). First issued in Britain, The...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 5–20.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Edwardian Detective, 1901-1915 . Aldershot : Ashgate , 2000 . Print . McHale Brian . “ Zapping, the art of switching channels: on Vineland .” Constructing Postmodernism . London : Routledge , 1992 . 115 - 141 . Print . Molson Francis J. “ The Tom Swift Books .” Science...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 111–140.
Published: 01 July 2014
... . New York : Revell . ———. 1911 . The Great War on White Slavery; or, Fighting for the Protection of Our Girls . Chicago : Clifford G. Roe and B. S. Steadwell . Sargent Neil C. 2010 . “Mys-Reading the Past in Detective Fiction and Law.” Law and Literature 22 ( 2 ): 288 – 306...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 145–166.
Published: 01 September 2009
... . “ Ishmael Reed’s Inductive Narratology of Detection .” African American Review 32.3 ( 1998 ): 435 - 444 . Print . Lyotard Jean-Francois . The Postmodern Condition . Trans. Bennington Geoff Massumi Brian . Minneapolis : U of Minnesota P , 1984 . Print . Marcus George...
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Genre (2006) 39 (3): 57–82.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Detective Camera and the Documentary Impulse .'' Collecting Visible Evidence . Eds. Gaines Jane Renov Michael . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 1999 . Hoy C.D. First Son: Portraits by C.D. Hoy . Ed., Monsang Faith . Vancouver : Presentation House Gallery...
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 181–219.
Published: 01 June 2002