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Title The Devil himself : villainy in detective fiction and film / edited by Stacy Gillis and Philippa Gates
Imprint Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002
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 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  791.43655 D495 2002    AVAILABLE  -  30500101355546
Descript viii, 217 p. ; 24 cm
Series Contributions to the study of popular culture, 0198-9871 ; no. 73
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction: The devil himself / Stacy Gillis -- Vicarious villainy and the burden of narrative guilt / Jan-Melissa Schramm -- Ambivalent hierarchies of intimacy in Bleak house / Janet Lewison -- From "foreign peculiarities" to "fatal resemblance" : detecting villainy in The woman in white / Natalka Freeland -- Female Moriarty : the arch-villainess in Victorian popular fiction / Chris Willis -- Philanthropies and villainies : the conflict of the imperial and the anti-imperial in Conan Doyle / Catherine Wynne -- Political appeal of Dr. Fu Manchu / Peter Christensen -- Case closed : scapegoating in British women's wartime detective fiction / Kristine A. Miller -- Shadows and doubts : Hitchcock, genre and villainy / Rowland Hughes -- Why don't they just shoot him? The Bond villains and Cold War heroism / Deborah Banner -- Horror of modernity and the utopian sublime : gothic villainy in P.D. James and Ruth Rendell / Susan Rowland -- Villainy and the life of the mind in A.S. Byatt and Dorothy L. Sayers / Helen Taylor -- Contagion and technology in Patricia Cornwell's Scarpetta novels / Gerard Collins -- Devil herself? Fantasy, female identity and the villainess fatale in The robber bride / Ann Heilmann -- Getting away with it : villainy in the contemporary Hollywood detective film / Philippa Gates -- Whoever fights monsters : serial killers, the FBI and America's last frontier / Linnie Blake
Subject Detective and mystery stories, English -- History and criticism
Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism
Detective and mystery films -- History and criticism
Popular literature -- English-speaking countries -- History and criticism
Villains in motion pictures
Evil in motion pictures
Villains in literature
Evil in literature
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Misdaadverhalen. gtt
Misdaadfilms. gtt
Engels. gtt
Amerikaans. gtt
Schurken. gtt
Alt Author Gillis, Stacy, 1972-
Gates, Philippa, 1973-
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