From Agatha Christie to Ruth Rendell

British Women Writers in Detective and Crime Fiction

  • Susan¬†Rowland

Part of the Crime Files Series book series (CF)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Susan Rowland
    Pages 1-14
  3. Susan Rowland
    Pages 15-38
  4. Susan Rowland
    Pages 135-156
  5. Susan Rowland
    Pages 157-180
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 181-222

About this book

Introduction

From Agatha Christie to Ruth Rendell is the first book to consider seriously the hugely popular and influential works of Agatha Christie, Dorothy L.Sayers, Margery Allingham, Ngaio Marsh, P.D. James and Ruth Rendell/Barbara Vine. Providing studies of forty-two key novels, this volume introduces these authors for students and the general reader in the context of their lives, and of critical debates on gender, colonialism, psychoanalysis, the Gothic, and feminism. It includes interviews with P.D. James and Ruth Rendell/Barbara Vine.

Keywords

fiction gender Narrative novel women

Authors and affiliations

  • Susan¬†Rowland
    • 1
  1. 1.University of GreenwichUK

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