Introduction: Crime Fiction

  • Charlotte BeyerEmail author
Part of the Teaching the New English book series (TENEEN)


The Introduction to Teaching Crime Fiction presents and examines central questions and themes raised in the critical and educational study of this genre, exploring the ways in which crime fiction has been theorised in recent decades and the questions this raises for teaching and learning. The Introduction traces the contents of the individual essays in the volume, explaining the relevance and significance of the individual chapters’ topics and approaches to the book and summarising the arguments pursued. The Introduction argues that these thematic and pedagogical questions are central to crime fiction teaching and learning in the undergraduate classroom as well as in postgraduate study.


Pedagogy Teaching and learning Diversity Genre Popular culture Crime fiction Literary fiction Student-centred Innovation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of GloucestershireCheltenhamUK

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