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Unwilling executioner [electronic resource] : crime fiction and the state /
Andrew Pepper.
edition
First edition.
imprint
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
description
ix, 269 pages ; 25 cm
ISBN
0198716184, 9780198716181
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
isbn
0198716184
9780198716181
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
1. 'A life of horrid and inimitable wickedness' : crime, law and punishment in early eighteenth-century London and Paris -- 2. 'Let us attack injustice at its source' : crime literature in an era of revolution and reform -- 3. 'A mysterious power whose hand is everywhere' : imagining the state and codifying the law in the mid-nineteenth century -- 4. Crime, business, and liberty at the turn of the century : the individual, the state, and the emergence of modern capitalism -- 5. 'No good business' : states of crime in the 1920s and 1930s -- 6. 'On the barricades' : crime fiction and commitment in an era of radical politics -- 7. From sovereignty to Neoliberalism : crime fiction in the contemporary world.
catalogue key
11690604
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-264) and index.

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