Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 March 2015

288 Pages | 10 black-and-white halftones

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198723325

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Guilty But Insane

Mind and Law in Golden Age Detective Fiction

Samantha Walton

Oxford Textual Perspectives

  • Offers a timely investigation of the relationship between the mind, identity, and selfhood
  • Rooted in meticulous historical research supported by persuasive case studies and descriptions of actual cases
  • Provides readings of detective fiction in the context of literary modernism
  • Offers an interdisciplinary focus, touching on histories of law, medicine, and literature