Detective Fiction: A Collection of Critical Essays

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Robin W. Winks
Countryman Press, 1988 - Fiction - 301 pages
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Essays argue whether detective stories are a legitimate genre of literature, an enjoyable self-indulgence, a mirror of society, or a waste of time

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Pretty dull, but relevant reading for one of my essays. Read full review


The Genre Examined
Aristotle on Detective Fiction

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About the author (1988)

Robin W. Winks is Professor and Chair of the Department of History at Yale University. Among his many books are "The Blacks in Canada" and "Cloak and Gown: Scholars in the Secret War", both nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.

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