Deviance in Contemporary Crime Fiction

Deviance in Contemporary Crime Fiction

Author: C. Gregoriou

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9780230207219

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 178

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This book explores the three aspects of deviance that contemporary crime fiction manipulates: linguistic, social, and generic. Gregoriou conducts case studies into crime series by James Patterson, Michael Connelly and Patricia Cornwell, and investigates the way in which these novelists correspondingly challenge those aforementioned conventions.
Deviance in Contemporary Crime Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: C. Gregoriou
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-01-30 - Publisher: Springer

This book explores the three aspects of deviance that contemporary crime fiction manipulates: linguistic, social, and generic. Gregoriou conducts case studies into crime series by James Patterson, Michael Connelly and Patricia Cornwell, and investigates the way in which these novelists correspondingly challenge those aforementioned conventions.
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