TITLE

CASES OF IDENTITY CONCEALED AND REVEALED IN CHILEAN DETECTIVE FICTION

AUTHOR(S)
QUINN, KATE M.
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Textxet: Studies in Comparative Literature;2009, Vol. 56, p295
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
A literary criticism of two Chilean detective novels, "¿Quién mató a Cristián Kustermann?" by Roberto Ampuero and "Nuestra Señora de la Soledad" by Marcela Serrano, is presented. It describes the emergence of the popular genre for detective fiction in Chile during the 1990's. It explores the neopolicial model which persisted in the Chilean crime fiction during this period. An overview of the story plots is presented.
ACCESSION #
58843817

 

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