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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 The Mysteries of the Cities: Urban Crime Fiction in the Nineteenth Century
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'A popular crime genre in the nineteenth century, urban mysteries have largely been ignored ever since. This historical and critical text examines the origins of the innovative genre, which sought to grapple with the rise of enormous, anonymous cities, beginning in France in 1842, then spreading rapidly across the continent and into America and Australia' (Provided by publisher).


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* Contents derived from the Jefferson, North Carolina,
United States of America (USA),
McFarland and Company , 2012 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Mysteries Across the World : Donald Cameron's The Mysteries of Melbourne Life, Stephen Knight , single work criticism (p. 182-204)

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