Klein, Kathleen Gregory
Title THE WOMAN DETECTIVE: Gender & Genre
Book Condition Fine in cranberry linen with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. Octavo. 260 pages; bibliography; index of women dectectives with author credits; and subject index.
Edition First edition, first printing.
Publisher Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, (1988).
0252015223 / 9780252015229
Seller ID 55218.00
Klein traces female paid private eyes in British, Canadian, and American novels, comparing them to their male counterparts (ie. Sam Spade) , revealing that the detective novel is both a reflection of and potential barrier to social change for women.
Women. Mystery Reference. Writing.