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Transformation of Detective Traditions in Contemporary American Crime Fiction

Student: Irina Egorova

Supervisor: Ekaterina Vladimirovna Chernetsova

Faculty: School of Foreign Languages

Educational Programme: Foreign Languages and Intercultural Communication (Bachelor)

Final Grade: 9

Year of Graduation: 2019

The qualification paper: Transformation of Detective Traditions in Contemporary American Crime Fiction. 59 pages of text, 43 references. Key words: detective traditions, transformation of tradition, crime fiction. The purpose of the research is to examine the transformation of the detective tradition in contemporary American crime fiction of the last decades. The methods are bibliographical, comparative-historical and the method of in-depth analysis of fiction. The anticipated results of the study indicate that contemporary American crime fiction possesses certain traditional features as well as transformed features which it shares with suspense or thriller. The findings of the research illuminate our understanding of contemporary American crime fiction and its tendencies.

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