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Crime in Literature: Sociology of Deviance and Fiction

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Crime in Literature addresses the issues of crime and crime control through the reading of several classical literary works. It is not a work of literary criticism, but a book written by a sociologist who reads fiction sociologically.

Vincenzo Ruggiero’s wide-ranging study takes in several authors, including Hugo, Dostoevsky, Camus, Cervantes, Mann and Zola, and addresses t
Hardcover, 264 pages
Published July 17th 2003 by Verso (first published 2003)
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