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Author Naidu, Samantha, author

Title A survey of South African crime fiction : analysis and publishing history / Sam Naidu and Elizabeth le Roux
Published Pietermaritzburg, South Africa University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 200 pages.)
Contents A publishing history ; From the literary detective novel to the birth of the post-apartheid anti-detective novel ; Ideology and undesirability : the role of crime fiction in society ; The reception of South African crime fiction in South Africa and beyond ; Social analysis in the present : confronting the spectre of past crimes ; Gender in South African crime fiction ; Ecocritical discourse in South African crime fiction ; Conclusion ; Works cited ; A bibliography of South African crime fiction in English ; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Crime in literature.
Detective and mystery stories, South African (English) -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Le Roux, E. (Elizabeth), author
ISBN 1869143566 (electronic bk.)
9781869143565 (electronic bk.)