Ilaria Marzia Orsini – Donne in giallo

Ilaria Marzia Orsini – Donne in Giallo – Mimesis Edizioni, 2014

This volume briefly reviews the main contemporary critical positions on formulaic fiction and, in particular, on the detective story. After discussing the female characters and their narratological roles, from the origins of detective fiction to the early twentieth century, Orsini focuses on the character of Miss Marple, highlighting her connections with the narrative construction of English identity.

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