A Review on Agatha Christie’s Detective Fiction
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- Agatha Christie; Detective fiction
Detective fiction has been regarded as something for recreation for a long time [1, 2]. Many people believe that it is merely the subgenre or the lowbrow. However, with time going by, the status of detective fiction is changing gradually. It begins to occupy a vital position in British and American literature. Agatha Christie, the renowned British detective novelist and playwright, is a pioneer in detective fiction world. This article starts with the introduction of changing status of detective fiction. Then it is going to review the researches on Agatha Christie’s detective fiction including the indispensable elements in detective fiction: suspense, ethical concerns, games, females and detective movies, hoping to gain some in-depth understanding about Agatha Christie’s works.
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TY - CONF AU - Yuan Wang AU - Runting Li PY - 2023 DA - 2023/07/11 TI - A Review on Agatha Christie’s Detective Fiction BT - Proceedings of the 2023 2nd International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities and Arts (SSHA 2023) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 4 EP - 11 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/978-2-38476-062-6_2 DO - 10.2991/978-2-38476-062-6_2 ID - Wang2023 ER -