Yale French Studies, Number 108

Crime Fictions

Andrea Goulet and Susanna Lee, Special Editors

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David F. Bell
Technologies of Speed, Technologies of Crime

Uri Eisenzweig
Violence Untold: The Birth of a Modern Fascination

Dominique Kalifa
Criminal Investigators at the Fin-de-siècle

Andrea Goulet
Curiosity Killer’s Instinct: Bibliophilia and the Myth of the Rational Detective

Nanette Fornabai
Criminal Factors: Fantômas, Anthropometrics, and the Numerical Fictions of Modern
Criminal Identity

Tom Gunning
Lynx-Eyed Detectives and Shadow Bandits: Visuality and Eclipse in French Detective
Stories and Films before WWI

Daniel Desormeaux
The First of the (Black) Memorialists: Toussaint Louverture

Albert Valdman
Haitian Creole at the Dawn of Independence

Deborah Jenson
From the Kidnapping(s) of the Louvertures to the Alleged Kidnapping of Aristide: Legacies of Slavery in the Post/Colonial World

Robert Rushing
Traveling Detectives: The ‘Logic of Arrest’ and the Pleasures of (Avoiding) the Real

Page Dubois
Oedipus as Detective: Sophocles, Simenon, Robbe-Grillet

David Platten
Into the Woods: Contemporary Roman Noir as Modern Fairy Tale

Claire Gorra
Reflections on Crime and Punishment: Memories of the Holocaust in Recent French
Crime Fiction

Pierre Verdaguer
Borrowed Settings: Frenchness in Anglo-American Detective Fiction

Pim Higginson
Mayhem at the Crossroads: Francophone African Fiction and the Rise of the Crime Novel

Susanna Lee
Punk Noir: Anarchy in Two Idioms

ISBN: 9780300109931
Publication Date: October 10, 2006
208 pages, 6 1/8 x 9 1/4
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