Detecting Canada: Essays on Canadian Crime Fiction, Television, and Film (Film and Media Studies)

Detecting Canada: Essays on Canadian Crime Fiction, Television, and Film (Film and Media Studies)


the 1st severe book-length research of crime writing in Canada, Detecting Canada comprises 13 essays on a lot of Canada’s most well liked crime writers, together with Peter Robinson, Giles Blunt, Gail Bowen, Thomas King, Michael Slade, Margaret Atwood, and Anthony Bidulka. Genres tested diversity from the well-loved police procedural and the beginner sleuth to these much less popular, comparable to anti-detection and modern noir novels. The booklet appears to be like seriously on the esteemed sixties’ tv convey Wojeck, in addition to the newer sequence Da Vinci’s InquestDa Vinci’s urban Hall, and Intelligence, and the arguable Durham County, a severely acclaimed yet violent tv sequence that ran effectively in either Canada and the USA.

The essays in Detecting Canada examine texts from quite a few views, together with postcolonial reports, gender and queer reports, feminist reviews, Indigenous experiences, and significant race and sophistication reviews. Crime fiction, loved by means of such a lot of all over the world, speaks to we all approximately justice, citizenship, and demanding social matters in an doubtful international.

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