The Resource Crime writing in interwar Britain : fact and fiction in the Golden Age, Victoria Stewart, University of Leicester

Crime writing in interwar Britain : fact and fiction in the Golden Age, Victoria Stewart, University of Leicester

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Crime writing in interwar Britain : fact and fiction in the Golden Age
Title
Crime writing in interwar Britain
Title remainder
fact and fiction in the Golden Age
Statement of responsibility
Victoria Stewart, University of Leicester
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Language
eng
Summary
"Crime Writing in Interwar Britain The interwar period is often described as the 'Golden Age' of detective fiction, but many other kinds of crime writing, both factual and fictional, were also widely read during these years. Crime Writing in Interwar Britain: Fact and Fiction in the Golden Age considers some of this neglected material in order to provide a richer and more complex view of how crime and criminality were understood between the wars. A number of the authors discussed, including Dorothy L. Sayers, Marie Belloc Lowndes and F. Tennyson Jesse, wrote about crime in essays, book reviews, newspaper articles and works of popular criminology, as well as in novels and short stories. Placing debates about detective fiction in the context of this largely forgotten but rich and diverse culture of writing about crime will give a unique new picture of how criminality and the legal process were considered at this time"--
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1971-
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Stewart, Victoria
Dewey number
820.9/3556
Index
index present
LC call number
PR830.D4
LC item number
S55 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Detective and mystery stories, English
  • English fiction
  • Crime in literature
  • Crime writing
  • Crime
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Crime writing in interwar Britain : fact and fiction in the Golden Age, Victoria Stewart, University of Leicester
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https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/umanitoba/detail.action?docID=4941660
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1. Revisiting Victorian sensations; 2. F. Tennyson Jesse and the modern murderer; 3. In search of the perfect crime: Dorothy L. Sayers and detection in fact and fiction; 4. Dangerous men in interwar writing
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unknown
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1 online resource.
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online
Isbn
9781108295543
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
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Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund
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Electronic reproduction.
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remote
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(NhCcYBP)40027382309
Label
Crime writing in interwar Britain : fact and fiction in the Golden Age, Victoria Stewart, University of Leicester
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/umanitoba/detail.action?docID=4941660
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1. Revisiting Victorian sensations; 2. F. Tennyson Jesse and the modern murderer; 3. In search of the perfect crime: Dorothy L. Sayers and detection in fact and fiction; 4. Dangerous men in interwar writing
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781108295543
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)40027382309

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