The creation of an Alternative Subjectivity in Walter Mosley's Detective Novels.

Doctoral thesis OPEN
Reyes Torres, Agustín;
(2008)
  • Publisher: Universitat de València
  • Subject: Facultat de Filologia | 80 | none

Walter Mosley reappropriates the detective conventions to represent the American society of the 1950s and 1960s from a marginal perspective. He creates a black private eye, Easy Rawlins, whose profile mirrors that of his white counterparts but also subverts it. This ... View more
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