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The Post-Colonial Detective

The Post-Colonial Detective (Hardback)

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What happens to detective fiction when the detective is "post-colonial," a marginalized native or settler in a country recovering from colonialism? This introduction to the peculiarities of the post-colonial detective and to post-colonial theory establishes a context in which to view more than a dozen notable detectives and authors from around the world. The essays present post-colonial detection as an exciting hybrid of western-influenced police methods and plot conventions with indigenous cultural insights and wisdom in exotic settings.

Children'sEducational materialEducational: Sciences, general scienceEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers Publisher: Palgrave USA Publication Date: 05/05/2001 ISBN-13: 9780312228316  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Ed Christian is Assistant Professor of English at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.

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