10 Women of Mystery

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Popular Press, 1981 - Literary Criticism - 304 pages
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This volume, which examines the special contributions of a number of women mystery writers, sheds light on this significant example of common interests in recreational reading among women and men and the reasons behind the early and continuing uncharacteristic near-equality of both sexes in this field of endeavor.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Nancy Ellen Talburt
42
Earl F Bargainnier
81
Jane S Bakerman
126
Barrie Hayne
152
Jan Cohn
183
Margaret Millar
223
Emma La then
249
Amanda Cross
269
Index of Characters
297
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Earl F. Bargainnier was Fuller E. Callaway Professor of English Language and Literature at Wesleyan College. A former president of the Popular Culture Association, he was the author of more than sixty articles and The Gentle Art of Murder: The Detective Fiction of Agatha Christie. He also edited Twelve Englishmen of Mystery and co-edited Cops and Constables. Professor Bargainnier died January 3, 1987.

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