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Author Nichols, William J., 1970-

Title Transatlantic mysteries : crime, culture, and capital in the noir novels of Paco Ignacio Taibo II and Manuel Vázquez Montalbán / William J. Nichols
Published Lewisburg [Pa.] : Bucknell University Press ; Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2011


Description 1 online resource (206 p.)
Contents Introduction -- Social crisis, modernization, and the emergence of the "novela negra" in Mexico and Spain -- Reading and (re) writing culture: subversion of models, models of subversion -- "Poisonville" reincarnated: modernization, metropolis and spaces of self-representation -- Memories of underdevelopment: resurrecting revolution -- Crimes against culture: anti-imperialism in Taibo and Vázquez Montalbán
Summary Transatlantic Mysteries presents a comparative study that brings together authors Paco Ignacio Taibo II and Manuel Vázquez Montalbán -from two specific political contexts: post-1968 Mexico and post-Franco Spain- who both work in one specific genre-'noir' detective fiction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-200) and index
Notes English
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SUBJECT Taibo, Paco Ignacio, II, 1949- -- Criticism and interpretation
Vázquez Montalbán, Manuel -- Criticism and interpretation
Taibo, Paco Ignacio, II, 1949- fast
Vázquez Montalbán, Manuel fast
Subject Detective and mystery stories, Mexican -- History and criticism
Detective and mystery stories, Spanish -- History and criticism
Crime in literature.
Literature and society -- Mexico -- History -- 20th century
Literature and society -- Spain -- History -- 20th century
Comparative literature -- Mexican and Spanish
Comparative literature -- Spanish and Mexican
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- Spanish & Portuguese.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Caribbean & Latin American.
Crime in literature
Detective and mystery stories, Mexican
Detective and mystery stories, Spanish
Literature and society
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2021680543
ISBN 9781611480412