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Icons Of Mystery And Crime Detection

Pub Date : 2010-07 | Author : Mitzi M. Brunsdale | Publisher : ABC-CLIO

ISBN 10 : 0313345309
ISBN 13 : 9780313345302

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 eac..


The Big Book Of Christmas Mysteries

Pub Date : 2013-10-22 | Author : Otto Penzler | Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard

ISBN 10 : 9780345802996
ISBN 13 : 0345802993

Have yourself a crooked little Christmas with The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries. Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler collects sixty of his all-time favorite holiday crime sto..


The Detective As Historian

Pub Date : 2013-02-01 | Author : Ray B. Browne | Publisher : University of Wisconsin Pres

ISBN 10 : 9780879728816
ISBN 13 : 0879728817

Readers of detective stories are turning more toward historical crime fiction to learn both what everyday life was like in past societies and how society coped with those who broke..


Faulkner And Mystery

Pub Date : 2014-04-29 | Author : Annette Trefzer | Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi

ISBN 10 : 9781626741539
ISBN 13 : 1626741530

Faulkner and Mystery presents a wide spectrum of compelling arguments about the role and function of mystery in William Faulkner’s fiction. Twelve new essays approach the questio..


Mystery Violence And Popular Culture

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : John G. Cawelti | Publisher : Popular Press

ISBN 10 : 0299196348
ISBN 13 : 9780299196349

Mystery, Violence, and Popular Culture is John G. Cawelti’s discussion of American popular culture and violence, from its precursors in Homer and Shakespeare to the Lone Ranger a..


Icons Of Crime Fighting

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Jeffrey B. Bumgarner | Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN 10 : PSU:000064304120
ISBN 13 :

Provides an overview of the most successful, the most well-known, and the most important crime fighters in recent American history...


The Story Of Classic Crime In 100 Books

Pub Date : 2017-08-01 | Author : Martin Edwards | Publisher : Poisoned Pen Press Inc

ISBN 10 : 9781464207242
ISBN 13 : 1464207240

This book tells the story of crime fiction published during the first half of the twentieth century. The diversity of this much-loved genre is breathtaking, and so much greater tha..