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Thrill or Angst? Metaphysical Implications of Rewriting the Detective Plot in Joyce Carol Oates's "The Falls"

Abstract : A growing number of Joyce Carol Oates's novels are a peculiar sort of "whydunit." In Oates's The Falls (2004), her detectives occupy a middle ground between the Golden Age detective and the hard-boiled hero - one example of the metaphysical detective story in her fiction that resists even this wide-ranging designation.
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Tanya Tromble. Thrill or Angst? Metaphysical Implications of Rewriting the Detective Plot in Joyce Carol Oates's "The Falls". Clues: A Journal of Detection, McFarland, 2017. ⟨hal-03197217⟩

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