Icons of Mystery and Crime Detection: From Sleuths to Superheroes

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Greenwood Publishing Group, 2010 - Literary Criticism - 700 pages
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This book provides an introduction to 24 iconic figures, real and fictional, that have shaped the detective/mystery genre of popular literature.


* Parallel chronologies placing each of the book's 24 subjects in their historical/cultural context

* Individual selected bibliographies for each of the 24 figures plus a selected general bibliography of critical sources treating the genre

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Mitzi M. Brunsdale, PhD, is professor of English at Mayville State University, Mayville, ND.

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