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Title Iberian Crime Fiction / edited by Nancy Vosburg
Published Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2011


Description 1 online resource (315 pages)
Series European Crime Fictions
European crime fictions.
Contents Introduction to Iberian Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction since the Spanish Civil War; In Search of a New Realism: Manuel Vázquez Montalbánand the Spanish Novela Negra; Detecting Difference/Constructing Community in Basque, Catalan and Galician Crime Fiction; Spanish Women's Crime Fiction, 1980s-2000s: Subvertingthe Conventions of Genre and Gender; Spanish Crime Fiction: 2001 and Beyond; Five Cases from 130 Years of Portuguese Detective Fiction,1870s-2000s; Index
Summary Iberian Peninsular Crime Fiction provides a timely introduction in English to a booming literary genre in Spain and Portugal. The volume traces the origins, the developments, and the major authors and works in crime fiction in both Spain and Portugal and provides an analyses of the conditions that favored the use of crime fiction as a vehicle for interrogating the contemporary social and political realities that each author confronted
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
Restricted: Printing from this resource is governed by The Legal Deposit Libraries (Non-Print Works) Regulations (UK) and UK copyright law currently in force. WlAbNL
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Subject Detective and mystery stories, Spanish -- History and criticism
Detective and mystery stories, Portuguese -- History and criticism
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- Spanish & Portuguese.
Detective and mystery stories, Portuguese
Detective and mystery stories, Spanish
Iberische Halbinsel
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Vosburg, Nancy, 1953-
ISBN 9780708323335