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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
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 ...
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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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Talking About Detective Fiction

P. D. James - Literary Criticism - 2009 - 198 pages
P. D. James examines the genre of detective fiction from top to bottom, beginning with the mystery plots at the hearts of such novels as Great Expectations and Jane Eyre, and ...
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Theory and Practice of Classic Detective Fiction

Jerome Delamater, Ruth Prigozy, Hofstra University - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 202 pages
Essays that explore major theoretical viewpoints of the detective fiction genre and then apply those theories to the novels of Agatha Christie and her heirs in the British ...
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