Crime Uncovered: Antihero

Crime Uncovered: Antihero

Author: Fiona Peters

Publisher: Intellect Books

ISBN: 9781783206315

Category: Fiction

Page: 128

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Crime Uncovered: Antihero is a fascinating and timely collection of essays that all examine the antihero in crime fiction, television and film. The antihero has enticed readers and audiences for generations: why is it that we root for characters such as Tom Ripley, Dexter Morgan and Walter White, despite our conscious revulsion at some of their actions? These iconic and popular figures of literature are examined in this collection, alongside those lesser-known characters from crime fiction that you will discover here. These essays will give you an insight into the characterisation, methodology, social context and morality that makes up these unlikely protagonists.
Crime Uncovered: Antihero
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Fiona Peters, Rebecca Stewart
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-01 - Publisher: Intellect Books

Crime Uncovered: Antihero is a fascinating and timely collection of essays that all examine the antihero in crime fiction, television and film. The antihero has enticed readers and audiences for generations: why is it that we root for characters such as Tom Ripley, Dexter Morgan and Walter White, despite our
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Pages: 626
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Categories: Biography & Autobiography
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