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Blues Detective By Stephen Soitos

Blues Detective
by Stephen Soitos

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A study of African American detective fiction which includes writers such as J.E. Bruce, Rudolph Fisher, Chester Himes, Ishmael Reed and Clarence Major. Themes such as altered detective personas, double-consciousness detection, black vernaculars and hoodoo are examined in the text.
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Blues Detective: Study of African American Detective Fiction by Stephen Soitos

A study of African American detective fiction--novels written by black Americans about black detectives and incorporating distinctly African American tropes and themes. Authors include Pauline Hopkins, J.E. Bruce, Rudolph Fisher, Chester Himes, Ishmael Reed, and Clarence Major.

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About Stephen Soitos


Stephen Soitos is coauthor of three mystery novels--Salt Cat Bank, Death in the Colony, and The Dancer Disappears--and has written widely on African American literature and art. He teaches in the English department at Springfield College.

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GOR010519630
Blues Detective: Study of African American Detective Fiction by Stephen Soitos
Stephen Soitos
Used - Like New
Paperback
University of Massachusetts Press
1996-02-28
256
0870239961
9780870239960
Short-listed for Edgar Allan Poe Awards (Critical/Biographical) 1997
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