Literatura y lingüística
versión ISSN 0716-5811
FORERO QUINTERO, Gustavo. The anomie in colombian crime novels. Lit. lingüíst. [online]. 2011, n.24, pp. 33-59. ISSN 0716-5811. doi: 10.4067/S0716-58112011000200003.
This paper proposes an analysis of some Colombian novels written between 1990 and 2005 based on anomie theory. From this sociological perspective, it defines the Crime Novel genre. Thus, the author provides a brief account of what anomie is. Secondly, he explains this concept in literature and, third, he applies it to contemporary Colombian novels. Finally, he proposes a characterization of the Crime Novel.
Palabras clave : Crime Novel; Anomie; Colombian Novel.