Crime Fiction as World Literature (Literatures as World Literature) (Paperback)

Crime Fiction as World Literature (Literatures as World Literature) By Louise Nilsson (Editor), David Damrosch (Editor), Theo D'Haen (Editor) Cover Image
By Louise Nilsson (Editor), David Damrosch (Editor), Theo D'Haen (Editor)
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While crime fiction is one of the most widespread of all literary genres, this is the first book to treat it in its full global is the first book to treat crime fiction in its full global and plurilingual dimensions, taking the genre seriously as a participant in the international sphere of world literature. In a wide-ranging panorama of the genre, twenty critics discuss crime fiction from Bulgaria, China, Israel, Mexico, Scandinavia, Kenya, Catalonia, and Tibet, among other locales. By bringing crime fiction into the sphere of world literature, Crime Fiction as World Literature gives new insights not only into the genre itself but also into the transnational flow of literature in the globalized mediascape of contemporary popular culture.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781501319334
ISBN-10: 1501319337
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication Date: February 23rd, 2017
Pages: 312
Language: English
Series: Literatures as World Literature