Italian Crime Fiction

Pub Date : 2011-10-01 | Author : | Publisher : University of Wales Press

ISBN 10 : 9780708324332
ISBN 13 : 0708324339

The present volume is the first study in the English language to focus specifically on Italian crime fiction, weaving together a historical perspective and a thematic approach, wit..

Differences Deceits And Desires

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Mirna Cicioni | Publisher : Associated University Presse

ISBN 10 : 0874130514
ISBN 13 : 9780874130515

Italian crime fiction has developed from a popular genre to a fully-fledged literary genre; and in the past 30 years it gradually became the focus of growing interest from literary..

Politics And Society In Italian Crime Fiction

Pub Date : 2014-01-02 | Author : Barbara Pezzotti | Publisher : McFarland

ISBN 10 : 9780786476527
ISBN 13 : 0786476524

This book comprehensively covers the history of Italian crime fiction from its origins to the present. Using the concept of "moral rebellion," the author examines the ways in which..

Crimini

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Niccolò Ammaniti | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105110074015
ISBN 13 :

Italy's best crime writers present nine gripping, often darkly humorous short stories with setting ranging from Milan to Palermo by way of Rome and even Guadeloupe. The mafia is no..

The Foreign In International Crime Fiction

Pub Date : 2012-06-14 | Author : Jean Anderson | Publisher : A&C Black

ISBN 10 : 9781441177032
ISBN 13 : 1441177035

'The foreigner' is a familiar character in popular crime fiction, from the foreign detective whose outsider status provides a unique perspective on a familiar or exotic location to..