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A Divided Conscience free pdf Though mysteries and detective stories are among the most popular of books, the writers of these novels have often struggled against the limitations of being perceived as merely 'genre' writers. James Lee Burke, one of the most distinguished writers in the mystery tradition, is no exception. The twelve essays in this collection seek to revise the reductive notion that Burke's oeuvre belongs outside the circle of serious literature. They examine Burke as a writer who has striven to expand the mystery/detective genre with an astonishing diversity of themes, imaginative language and descriptions, and unforgettable characters. Like the best writers in the American tradition, Burke ultimately escapes the constrictions of genre. This volume includes a closing interview with Burke.

About Leonard Engel

Leonard Engel is chair of the English department at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut and is the author of numerous articles.

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Author : Leonard Engel
Publisher : McFarland
Data Published : 15 March 2010
ISBN : 0786447230
EAN : 9780786447237
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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