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Italian Crime Fiction (CYMRU - European Crime Fictions)

Giuliana Pieri

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ISBN 10: 0708324312 / ISBN 13: 9780708324318
Published by University of Wales Press
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Italian Crime Fiction is the first study in the English language to focus specifically on Italian detective and noir fiction from the 1930s to the present. The eight chapters include studies on some of the founding fathers of the Italian tradition, and mainstream writers. The volume has a particular focus on the new generation of crime writers. Series: European Crime Fiction. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADT; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 20. . . 2012. Annotated edition. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780708324318

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Title: Italian Crime Fiction (CYMRU - European ...

Publisher: University of Wales Press

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This volume is the first study in the English language to focus specifically on Italian crime fiction. The chapters, by leading British and North American scholars, trace the history and development of Italian detective and noir fiction from the 1930s to the present, and examine such topics as the representation of space, gender, and the tradition of impegno—the social and political engagement that characterized the Italian cultural and literary scene in the postwar period.

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Giuliana Pieri is a senior lecturer in Italian and the visual arts at Royal Holloway, University of London.

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