UDC 81


Potevsky Nikita Alexandrovich
Kuban State University
Master student of Faculty of Modern Languages

The article is considered to G. Simenon’s detective novel specificity, namely including the text structure, choice of protagonist, basic and internal novels, literary space. Comparing Simenon’s style with others representatives of the detective genre, can be found out the absence of some canonical detective compositional elements. They are mystery, riddle, extraordinary image of a main character, intrigues, thrilling dénouement.

Keywords: commissioner Maigret, detective composition, detective fiction, French novel, G. Simenon, internal character psychologism, mystery, riddle

Article reference:
Potevsky N.A. Authorial peculiarity of G. Simenon’s detective novel // Philology and literature. 2013. № 11 [Electronic journal]. URL: https://philology.snauka.ru/en/2013/11/597

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