climax in crime of the 19th century

being an authentic history of the trial, conviction and execution of Stephen Merris Ballew for the murder of James P. Golden, in Collin County, Texas, on the 21st day of October, 1870. With a short sketch of the early life of the murderer
  • 208 Pages
  • 1.97 MB
  • English
by , Quincy
Ballew, Stephen Merris, Golden, Ja
SeriesNineteenth century American literature and history
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14524576M

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Variations kept the genre alive. From the midth century onwards, when mass literacy grew, adventure became a popular subgenre of fiction. Although not exploited to its fullest, adventure has seen many changes over the years – from being constrained to stories of.

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Crime fiction in history. Crime Fiction came to be recognised as a distinct literary genre, with specialist writers and a devoted readership, in the 19th r novels and stories were typically devoid of systematic attempts at detection: There was a detective, whether amateur or professional, trying to figure out how and by whom a particular crime was committed; there were no police.

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