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Title Antiheroes : Mexico and its detective novel / Ilan Stavans ; translated from the Spanish by Jesse H. Lytle and Jennifer A. Mattson ; with a foreword by Donald A. Yates and an epilogue by Hiber Conteris.
Author Stavans, Ilan.
Imprint Madison, NJ : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; London ; Cranbury, NJ : Associated University Presses, c1997.
Description 177 p. ; 24 cm
Call # 863.0997 S
Note Translation of: Antihéroes.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 164-171) and index.
Contents pt. 1. Point of departure -- Parody and the police -- Abc, or the formula -- Brief overview -- pt. 2. Constables and sentries -- Real-life cases -- The critic's voice -- Antonio Helú -- Rodolfo Usigli -- Rafael Solana -- José Martínez de la Vega -- María Elvira Bermúdez -- Rafael Bernal -- Carlos Fuentes -- Sergio Pitol, Rafael Ramiŕez Heredia, et al. -- Paco Ignacio Taibo II -- pt. 3. Revolutionizing the formula -- Vicente Leñero -- Jorge Ibargüengoitia -- José Emilio Pacheco.
Subject Detective and mystery stories, Mexican -- History and criticism.
Mexican fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0838636446 (alk. paper)

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