Resisting arrest; detective fiction and popular culture

Resisting arrest; detective fiction and popular culture

Resisting arrest; detective fiction and popular culture.

Rushing, Robert A.

Other Press LLC

2007

191 pages

$29.00

Paperback

Cultural studies

PN3448

Rushing (Italian and comparative literature, U. of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign) analyzes the role that desire and enjoyment have played and continue to play in crime fiction, emphasizing classic detections fiction. He argues that the genre keeps readers coming back by withholding precisely what they seek in it.

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