Reliability, unreliability, reader manipulation and plot reversals: strategies for constructing and challenging the credibility of characters in Agatha Christie's detective fiction

Emmott, C. and Alexander, M. (2018) Reliability, unreliability, reader manipulation and plot reversals: strategies for constructing and challenging the credibility of characters in Agatha Christie's detective fiction. In: Page, R., Busse, B. and Nørgaard, N. (eds.) Rethinking Language, Text and Context: Interdisciplinary Research in Stylistics in Honor of Michael Toolan. Series: Routledge studies in rhetoric and stylistics. Routledge: London, pp. 177-190. ISBN 9780815395768

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Item Type:Book Sections
Keywords:Detective fiction, Agatha Christie, reliability, unreliability, manipulation, reader, plot, character, stylistics, narratology.
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Emmott, Dr Catherine and Alexander, Professor Marc
Authors: Emmott, C., and Alexander, M.
Subjects:P Language and Literature > PE English
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > English Language and Linguistics
Publisher:Routledge
ISBN:9780815395768

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