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Detecting the South in Fiction, Film, and Television

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"The mean streets that tough, trench-coated detectives travel are so often associated with urban settings--typically New York or Los Angeles--that audiences can easily overlook the presence of the American South in crime fiction and film noir. Recent years have witnessed a growth in the production and popularity of southern noir and detective narratives, with works such as James Lee Burke's Dave Robicheaux novels and the first season of True Detective attesting to the powerful impact of the southern imaginary on the genre"--

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Detecting the South in Fiction, Film, and Television
2019, LSU Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807171653

Hardcover

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