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Title Justice denoted : the legal thriller in American, British, and continental courtroom literature / compiled and edited by Terry White ; foreword by Michael A. Kahn
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 560 pages)
Series Bibliographies and indexes in popular culture, 1066-0658 ; no. 9
Bibliographies and indexes in popular culture ; no. 9. 1066-0658
Contents Epigraphs; Foreword: Legal Thrillers: True Facts versus True Fiction; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Legal Thriller and the Modern Courtroom Drama; Legal Thrillers: A to Z Bibliography; Supplemental Bibliography; References and Recommended Reading; Appendix 1: Lawyers' Lexicon; Appendix 2: Series Characters; Appendix 3: Craft Notes; Title Index; Author Index
Summary White provides the most comprehensive scholarly compilation of fictional work of legal suspense in existence. Primarily a bibliography of novels, it also annotates plays, scripts for film and television, novelizations, and short-story collections about lawyers and the law. The idea behind the principal of selection is to disdain labels that reduce the variety of the legal thriller to a subgenre of mystery fiction. Novels that range from suspense thrillers through science fiction to the philosophical novel are included if justice is thematically important. It is therefore an eclectic reference
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Legal stories -- Bibliography.
Legal stories -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Bibliography.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author White, Terry, 1950-
ISBN 0313052573 (electronic bk.)
0313303010 (alk. paper)
9780313052576 (electronic bk.)
9780313303012 (alk. paper)