Gender Bending Detective Fiction: A Critical Analysis of by Heather Duerre Humann

By Heather Duerre Humann

because the heart of the final century, perspectives on gender norms have shifted dramatically. Reflecting those alterations, storylines that contain cross-dressing and transgender characters have often seemed in detective fiction—characters who subvert the conventions of the style and problem reader expectations.
This exam of twentieth and twenty first century crime novels finds what those narratives say approximately gender id and gender expression and the way they contributed to the evolution of detective fiction.

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