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Crime Fiction, 1800-2000: Detection, Death, Diversity
Stephen Knight's book is a full analytic survey of crime fiction from its origins in the 19th century to the most contemporary developments. Knight explains how and why the various forms of the genre evolved, explores major authors and movements, and argues that the genre as a whole has three parts: the early development of detection, the growing emphasis on death, and the ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published January 17th 2004 by Palgrave MacMillan
(first published November 4th 2003)
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