Diversity and Detective Fiction

Diversity and Detective Fiction

Author: Kathleen Gregory Klein

Publisher: Popular Press

ISBN: 0879727969

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 262

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The distinguishing characteristic of the book is its mix of essays focusing on teaching cultural diversity in the classroom and illustrating diversity through fiction to the general readers."--BOOK JACKET.
Talking About Detective Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 198
Authors: P. D. James
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Vintage

P. D. James--one of the most widely admired writers of detective fiction at work today--gives us a personal, lively exploration of the human appetite for mystery and mayhem, and of those writers who have satisfied it. She examines the genre from top to bottom, beginning with the mysteries at the
Talking about Detective Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 159
Authors: P. D. James
Categories: Detective and mystery stories
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Faber & Faber

From the birth of crime writing with Wilkie Collins and Dostoevsky, through Conan Doyle to the golden age of crime, with the rise of Agatha Christie, Ngaio Marsh and Margery Allingham, P. D. James brings a lifetime of reading and writing crime fiction to bear on this personal history of
Bull's Eye!
Language: en
Pages: 44
Authors: Leo Arling
Categories: Detective and mystery stories
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04 - Publisher: Lennex

In this book, we have hand-picked the most sophisticated, unanticipated, absorbing (if not at times crackpot!), original and musing book reviews of "Talking About Detective Fiction." Don't say we didn't warn you: these reviews are known to shock with their unconventionality or intimacy. Some may be startled by their biting
The Crime Interviews: Volume One
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Len Wanner
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-05 - Publisher: Blasted Heath Ltd

If you're interested in learning about how to write, how to be a writer, or about the writing life in general, what greater resource and pleasure than frank, in-depth interviews with best-selling authors? In The Crime Interviews Volume One, Len Wanner interviews: Ian Rankin• Stuart MacBride• Karen Campbell• Neil Forsyth•
The Crime Interviews: Volume Three
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Len Wanner
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-05 - Publisher: Blasted Heath Ltd

If you're interested in learning about how to write, how to be a writer, or about the writing life in general, what greater resource and pleasure than frank, revealing interviews with some of today's best-selling authors? Len Wanner's acclaimed interview series continues with VOLUME THREE, featuring in-depth interviews with twelve