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The Edwardian Detective: 1901-15


The Edwardian Detective: 1901-15( )
Author: Kestner, Joseph A.
Series title:Routledge Revivals Ser.
Publication Date:Nov 2017
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $165.00
Book Description:

This title was first published in 1999: Examines the range of detective literature produced between 1901 and 1915 in Britain, during the reign of Edward VII and the early reign of George V. The book assesses the literature as cultural history, with a focus on issues such as legal reform, marital reform, surveillance, Germanophobia, masculinity/femininity, the "best-seller", the arms race, international diplomacy and the concept of "popular" literature. The work also addresses...
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