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Isnt Justice Always Unfair?: The Detective in Southern Literature J. Kenneth Van Dover

Isnt Justice Always Unfair?: The Detective in Southern Literature

J. Kenneth Van Dover

Published
ISBN : 9780879727239
Hardcover
369 pages
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Isnt Justice Always Unfair? explores the uncommonly long and uncommonly rich relationship between the fictional detective and his or her South. It covers the satires and parodies of Mark Twain, the stories of Melville Davisson Post and Irvin S.MoreIsnt Justice Always Unfair? explores the uncommonly  long and uncommonly rich relationship between the fictional detective and his or her South. It covers the satires and parodies of Mark Twain, the stories of Melville Davisson Post and Irvin S. Cobb, and includes the many writers who are using the detective story to compose inquiries into the character of life in the South today. At the center of the book lies an analysis of William Faulkners exploitation of the genre.