Delightful Murder: A Social History of the Crime Story

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Pluto Press, 1984 - Crime in literature - 152 pages
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Review: Delightful Murder: A Social History of the Crime Story

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There are some interesting ideas here regarding marxist interpretations of crime texts, but I question the academic validity of some of the author's sweeping statements, which he has a tendency to pass off as fact rather than supposition. Read full review

Review: Delightful Murder: A Social History of the Crime Story

User Review  - Laura Newsholme - Goodreads

There are some interesting ideas here regarding marxist interpretations of crime texts, but I question the academic validity of some of the author's sweeping statements, which he has a tendency to pass off as fact rather than supposition. Read full review

Contents

From hero to villain
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From villain to hero
12
From the streets to the drawing room
22
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