Towards a Theory of Whodunits: Murder Rewritten

Bringing together academics from Romania, the USA, Spain and Turkey, this volume follows the evolution of detective fiction, from its early forms during the late eighteenth century until its contemporary multi-media expressions. Tackling the best-known authors in the genre, as well as marginal, forgotten or eccentric names, and discussing prose which fits perfectly in the pattern of the genre or texts which have been conventionally associated with other genres, as well as films, the book explores the impact of whodunits in both highbrow and popular culture.


Dana Percec is Professor in English Literature and a PhD Supervisor in the same field at the West University of Timisoara, Romania, where she teaches Elizabethan drama, Victorian literature, and literary translation. She is the author and editor of several books and collections of essays in English and Romanian, a columnist for various cultural journals in Romania, and a member of the Romanian Writers’ Union and other Romanian and international professional organizations. She has also published 50 journal articles and book chapters.

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ISBN: 1-5275-7225-0

ISBN13: 978-1-5275-7225-6

Release Date: 12th August 2021

Pages: 240

Price: £61.99

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