Description - Masquerade, Crime and Fiction by Linden Peach
This study of crime and masquerade in fiction focuses upon the criminal as a 'performer'. Through stimulating discussions of a wide range of criminal types, Peach argues for the importance of novels that have been neglected. The book integrates incisive literary and cultural criticism with arguments about gender, masquerade, crime and culture.
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Author Biography - Linden Peach
LINDEN PEACH is Professor and Dean of Arts and Social Sciences at Northumbria University, UK. He was previously Professor of Modern Literature at the Universities of Gloucestershire and Loughborough. His previous publications include studies of Virginia Woolf, Angela Carter and the contemporary Irish novel.