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Author Johnsen, Rosemary Erickson.

Title Contemporary feminist historical crime fiction / Rosemary Erickson Johnsen
Edition First edition
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 173 pages)
Contents Preface: Hystory Girls -- Contemporary Women's Historical Crime Fiction -- Medieval Women in Context -- Legal Violence in Mid-Nineteenth Century America -- (Re)Presenting Sherlock Holmes -- Suffragette Disruptions: History, Chronology, Closure -- Women and the Ever-Present Past
Summary This book demonstrates how some contemporary historical-mystery writers use their research to create a powerful, widely accessible statement about women in history, while refining an important crime fiction subgenre
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-169) and index
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Subject American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism.
Detective and mystery stories, English -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Historical fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Historical fiction, English -- History and criticism.
History in literature.
Women in literature.
Genre/Form Computer network resources
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006044819
ISBN 128136570X
1403972788
140398350X (electronic bk.)
9781281365705
9781403972781
9781403983503 (electronic bk.)