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Detective Fiction in Cuban Society And Culture

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Published by Peter Lang Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mystery & Detective Fiction,
  • Caribbean & Latin American,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11398020M
ISBN 100820479632
ISBN 109780820479637
OCLC/WorldCa180924033

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Persephone Braham’s Crimes Against the State, Crimes Against Persons: Detective Fiction in Cuba and Mexico is an innovative and highly accessible addition to the small but growing corpus of critical material in English on non-Anglophone detective literature. Braham’s study deploys a vast range of theoretical standpoints and analytical frameworks and studies a considerable . Crime Fiction in Cuba. The mystery is alive, well and getting more exciting in Fidel Castro s socialist republic. Crime fiction by island-born writers did not appear in Cuba until the s well after the Revolution, although translations of works by U.S. and British mystery writers have always been popular.   When a Cuban mystery writer is published in the US, it’s a surprise and, in the case of Leonardo Padura, a major event. Padura is a native Cuban living in Havana who writes dark detective fiction in a style some reviewers liken to Chandler. His moody, atmospheric novels are set in the shadows of Havana. Detective Fiction in Cuban Society and Culture.. [Stephen Wilkinson] -- This book examines Cuban society through a study of its detective fiction and more particularly contemporary Cuban society through the novels of the author and critic, Leonardo Padura Fuentes.

Detective Fiction in Cuban Society and Culture Stephen Wilkinson This book examines Cuban society through a study of its detective fiction and more particularly contemporary Cuban society through the novels of the author and critic, Leonardo Padura Fuentes. "This book examines Cuban society through a study of its detective fiction and more particularly contemporary Cuban society through the novels of the author and critic, Leonardo Padura Fuentes. The Bind Between Neopolicial and Antipolicial. The Exposure of Reality in Posts Latin American Detective Fiction. Franklin Rodríguez Binghamton University. The study of detective fiction in Latin America should begin with an analysis of the substantial amount of translated whodunits or tales of ratiocination that dominated during the first few decades of the genre. Detective Fiction in Cuban Society and Culture Appendix 2 Interview with Oscar Luis Lopez. Havana () Oscar Luis Lopez (b. Havana ) was Author: Stephen Wilkinson.