logging in or signing up Crime Fiction turk Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 2311 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (1) Dislike it (0) Added: March 28, 2008 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 1 Presentation Description Description of crime fiction and its kinds in literature Comments Posting comment... By: digitaldesigner (49 month(s) ago) Good Presentation Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close Premium member Presentation Transcript CRIME FICTION: CRIME FICTION DEFINITION :: DEFINITION : The genre of crime fiction has mystery as its key element. The mystery and its solution by rationality and the careful accretion of evidence may be the primary focus of the text. This invites the responder’s active involvement in the deduction of the solution to the crime. The genre deals with crimes, their detection, criminals and their motives. History of crime fiction :: History of crime fiction : Victorian Detective Fiction American Hard-Boiled Crime Fiction, 1920s-1940s British Noir after Golden Age Brit Grit: the 1970s revival of the British noir thriller Contemporary American Crime Fiction The First Examples :: The First Examples : "The murder of machine operator Rolfsen" (1839) by Norwegian Mauritz Hansen "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" (1841) "The Mystery of Marie Roget" (1842) "The Purloined Letter" (1844) by Edgar Allan Poe “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes” by Arthur Conan Doyle The First Detectives :: The First Detectives : Dupin - the first ‘modern’ detective Popular Success: Sherlock Holmes Holmes says : “This link, between the values of a society and the methods and values of its crime solvers, has endured in crime fiction ever since.”The Solver As A Private Eye: The Solver As A Private Eye American Hard-Boiled Crime Fiction, 1920s-1940s : American Hard-Boiled Crime Fiction, 1920s-1940s Slide8: Raymond Chandler wrote that the 'smell of fear' generated by such stories was evidence of their serious response to the modern condition: ‘Their characters lived in a world gone wrong, a world in which, long before the atom bomb, civilization had created the machinery for its own destruction and was learning to use it with all the moronic delight of a gangster trying out his first machine-gun. The law was something to be manipulated for profit and power. The streets were dark with something more than night.’ An Introduction to British Noir: An Introduction to British Noir The Conventions of Detective Fiction: The Conventions of Detective Fiction The sleuth-hero A detailed, plausible setting A crime or crimes to be solved A denouement Dangerous situations You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.