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Murder by the Book

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Murder by the Book? examines the blossoming genre of the feminist crime novel in Britain and the US. This text asks: why the form has proved so attractive as a vehicle for oppositional politics; whether the pleasures of detective fiction can be truly transgressive; and when the dyke detective appeared as the new super-hero for today. Along the way, Munt poses some critical ...more
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Published October 13th 1994 by Routledge (first published September 8th 1994)
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Elena (Books & Reviews)
It is a great reading for crime fiction theory, but it was published in 1994, so some ideas and theories are a bit outdated. But anyways, a must-read for anyone interested in feminism and crime fiction.
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