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Author Shiloh, Ilana.

Title The double, the labyrinth and the locked room : metaphors of paradox in crime fiction and film / Ilana Shiloh.

Published New York : Peter Lang, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  813.087209 SHILOH    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 186 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- The deconstruction of reason in Poe's Tales of ratiocination. The double. Existential doubles : Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese falcon -- Subversive doubles : Patricia Highsmith's The talented Mr. Ripley -- Doubles : Christopher Nolan's Memento -- The labyrinth. Avatars of the labyrinth : Jorge Luis Borges's Death and the compass -- Justice as a labyrinth : the Coen Brothers' The man who wasn't there -- The book as a labyrinth : Mark Danielewski's House of leaves -- The locked room. The locked room of the self : Paul Auster's The New York trilogy -- Conclusion.
Subject Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism.
Detective and mystery films -- History and criticism.
Metaphor in literature.
Metaphor in motion pictures.
Split self in literature.
Doubles in literature.
ISBN 9780820468433 (pbk.)
0820468436 (pbk.)