Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture: A Companion to Crime Fiction

Editor/Author Rzepka, Charles J. and Horsley, Lee
Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $51.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $77.93
ISBN: 978-1-4051-6765-9
Category: Language & Literature - Literature
Image Count: 11
Book Status: Available

A Companion to Crime Fiction presents the definitive guide to this popular genre from its origins in the eighteenth century to the present day - A collection of newly commissioned essays from a team of leading scholars across the globe make this Companion the definitive guide to crime fiction - Follows the development of the genre from its origins in the eighteenth century through to its phenomenal present day popularity - Features full-length critical essays on the most significant authors and film-makers, from Arthur Conan Doyle and Dashiell Hammett to Alfred Hitchcock and Martin Scorsese exploring the ways in which they have shaped and influenced the field - Includes extensive references to the most up-to-date scholarship, and a comprehensive bibliography

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