The Woman Detective

The Woman Detective : GENDER AND GENRE

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Product details

  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 150 x 228 x 24mm | 439.99g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • Subsequent
  • 0252064631
  • 9780252064630
  • 1,062,301

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"Real mystery fans will enjoy this survey of nearly 300 female sleuths in 100 years of British and U.S. fiction." Feminist Bookstore News "A highly intelligent analysis." Ms. "Well-researched and well-written... Traces the evolution of sexist boundaries in popular detective fiction from a feminist viewpoint and documents the parallels in social history and the women's rights movement." Ronald C. Miller, The Armchair Detective "Identifies dozens of good novels whose titles are not well known, its promise of good reading extending well beyond its own covers." Jane Bakerman, Belles Lettresshow more

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