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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 432–439.
Published: 01 November 2000
...JAMES V. CATANO KATHLEEN GREGORY KLEIN, ed. Diversity and Detective Fiction (Bowling Green: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1999), pp. 262, cloth, $51.95, paper, $25.95. PRISCILLA L. WALTON AND MANINA JONES. Detective Agency: Women Rewriting the Hard-Boiled Tradition...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 523–526.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Sean McCann LEONARD CASSUTO, Hard-Boiled Sentimentality: The Secret History of American Crime Stories (New York: Columbia UP, 2008), pp. 344, cloth, $79.50, paper, $13.75. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Love and Death in Detective Fiction leonard cassuto, Hard-Boiled...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 361–365.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Daylanne K. English In this essay I offer a temporal-philosophical and literary-political reading of Walter Mosley's Easy Rawlins detective novel series. African American literature has conventionally been understood as following its own timeline; however, ascribing a distinct temporality to black...
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Novel (1 August 2012) 45 (2): 165–183.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Theodore Martin What does it mean to read like a detective? While critics have long seen the detective novel as a model for hermeneutic suspicion (the familiar spatial binaries of surface/depth, concealed/revealed), this essay proposes that there is something more timely at work in detective work...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 175–195.
Published: 01 August 2000
... , Ian . Bloodhounds of Heaven: The Detective in English Fiction from Godwin to Doyle . Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1976 . Plamenatz , John . The English Utilitarians . Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1958 . Radzinowicz , Leon . History of English Criminal Law . 4 vols. London: Steven and...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 47–66.
Published: 01 May 2011
...David Ben-Merre Charles Dickens's Bleak House depicts the changing epistemologies of the nineteenth century, celebrating the emergent figure of the detective and a verifiable inductive method as the dominant mode of knowledge production. At the climax of the novel, however, this epistemology is...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 460–466.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Brooks' textual “motor,” the driving energies of plot are taken as fundamental—to such an extent that a radically nondescriptive subgenre, the detective novel, is understood as a useful model for the novel per se. Such a focus is inevitably distorting—for the nineteenth-century British novel of everyday...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 148–156.
Published: 01 May 2010
... genres of detective fiction and comic books reveals how its race consciousness and postmodernism inform each other. Samuel R. Delany theorizes paraliterature as the discursive other against which “literature” is defined. The Intuitionist takes paraliterature seriously so as to (1) pay homage to Edgar...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 449–466.
Published: 01 November 2016
... relationship between novelistic subjectivity and empiricism from that given by Watt in The Rise of the Novel . Far from providing an effective epistemological procedure for the fictional detective, empiricism—considered as a picture of subjectivity and temporality—instead describes a set of narrative hitches...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 133–134.
Published: 01 May 2005
...NICHOLAS DALY CAROLINE REITZ, Detecting the Nation: Fictions of Detection and the Imperial Venture (Columbus: Ohio State UP, 2004), pp. 184, cloth, $59.95, paper, $19.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2005 2005 The Empire and the Police CAROLINE REITZ, Detecting the...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 312–315.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Ben Parker In her study of golden age (1920s–1940s) detective narratives, Samantha Walton analyzes a number of false solutions, particularly in stories in which the manipulated evidence points to an insane potential culprit. But the false solution has a further relevance for Guilty but Insane...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): iv.
Published: 01 May 2005
... about Risk: Imagining a Safe England in u Dangerous World. Her forthcoming book is entitled The Ideas in Things: Fugitiw Meaning in the Victorian Nowl. CAROLINE ~ITZis Assistant Professor of English at Saint Louis University. She is the author of Detecting the Nation: Fictions of Detection...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): v.
Published: 01 August 2000
... Necessary Detective: Police, Empire, and Victorian National Identity. ANNA JONES is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Notre Dame. Her work on Victorian novels calls for a careful reconsideration of the terms of cultural studies. RISHONA ZIMRING is Assistant Professor at Lewis and Clark...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 546–554.
Published: 01 November 2009
... ): 6 -11. ———. Los detectives salvajes . Barcelona: Anagrama, 1998 . ———. Entre paréntesis . Barcelona: Anagrama, 2004 . ———. Estrella distante . Barcelona: Anagrama, 1996 . ———. La literatura nazi en América . Barcelona: Seix Barral, 1996 . ———. Llamadas telefónicas...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 136–142.
Published: 01 May 2000
... authors' attitudes towards the literary marketplace. Hamrnett's liberalism-a blend of populist sympathy and cultural elitism that resonates with the early New Deal emphasis on expertise as a way to articu- late the public interest--echoes his desire to lend aesthetic credibility to the detective...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 169–192.
Published: 01 November 2002
....” Nation and Narration . Ed. Homi K. Bhabha London: Routledge, 1990 : 231 –49. Soitos , Stephen F. “Reflex and Bone Structure: The Black Anti-Detective Novel.” Ed. Bell. 175 –87. Southern , Eileen . The Music of Black Americans: A History . New York: Norton, 1983 . Taylor...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 293–296.
Published: 01 August 2011
... reading of Marc Augé’s theories of place and space, which generates an argument about detective novels that takes us into a reading of Conrad’s Heart of Darkness before the chapter returns to roller coasters. One might imagine that touring through so many dif- ferent territories in a single chapter...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 295–298.
Published: 01 August 2006
... Himes's intriguing claim that he only felt at home in his detective novels. Walters argues that Hhes creates a "trav- eling home in blackness," a mobile space of home that is not racially exclusive, and demon- strates how Hirnes's detective fiction enables him, hma position of expatriation, to...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): i–iii.
Published: 01 May 2010
... studies at John Jay College, CUNY, and author of Detecting the Nation: Fictions of Detection and the Imperial Venture (2004). bruce robbins is Old Dominion Foundation Professor of Humanities in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. His most recent book is...
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Novel (1 August 2012) 45 (2): 159–164.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Contemporary Detective Novel,” Theodore Martin addresses many of these questions directly in his attempt at reframing the genre of the detective novel as a form with its own internal temporality, compris- ing “an interplay of expectation, deferral, and disappointment.” Detective fiction no longer needs...