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Twelve Englishmen of Mystery

Earl F. Bargainnier - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 325 pages
There are hundreds of satisfactory and satisfying British mystery writers whose works should be studied both for their own individual accomplishments and for their comments on ...
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Cops and Constables: American and British Fictional Policemen

Earl F. Bargainnier, George N. Dove - Literary Criticism - 1986 - 204 pages
In both British and American detective fiction the police detective has emerged as a fictional protagonist. However, the American policemen have not achieved the prominence of ...
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10 Women of Mystery

Earl F. Bargainnier - Literary Criticism - 1981 - 304 pages
Includes material on "Dorothy Sayers, Josephine Tey, Ngaio Marsh, P. D. James, Ruth Rendell, Anna Katherine Green, Mary Roberts Rinehart, Margaret Millar, Emma Lathen, Amanda ...
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The Gentle Art of Murder: The Detective Fiction of Agatha Christie

Earl F. Bargainnier - Biography & Autobiography - 1980 - 232 pages
This study of the technique of Agatha Christie’s detective fiction—sixty-seven novels and over one hundred short stories—is the first extensive analysis of her accomplishment ...
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Sherlock Holmes For Dummies

Steven Doyle, David A. Crowder - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 384 pages
Get a comprehensive guide to this important literary figure and his author. A classic literary character, Sherlock Holmes has fascinated readers for decades -- from his ...
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Talking About Detective Fiction

P. D. James - Literary Criticism - 2009 - 208 pages
In a perfect marriage of author and subject, P. D. James—one of the most widely admired writers of detective fiction at work today—gives us a personal, lively, illuminating ...
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Connecting Detectives: The Influence of 19th Century Sleuth Fiction on the ...

Lewis D. Moore - Literary Criticism - 2014 - 212 pages
A literary examination of the influence of 19th century sleuths on the early hard-boiled investigators, this book explores the importance of works by Edgar Allan Poe, Charles ...
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