Theory and practice of classic detective fiction /

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: Hofstra University.
Other Authors: Delamater, Jerome., Prigozy, Ruth.
Format: Book
Published: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997.
Series:Contributions to the study of popular culture, no. 62
Table of Contents:
  • Canonization, modern literature, and the detective story / John C. Cawelti
  • Shamus-a-um: having the quality of a classical detective / Timothy W. Boyd and Carolyn Higbie
  • Ideal helpmate / Timothy R. Prchal
  • Politics of secrecy and publicity / Peter Hühn
  • Not so much whodunnit as whoizzit / Ann Thompson and John O. Thompson
  • Parody and detective fiction / Janice MacDonald
  • Game's afoot / Kathleen Belin Owen
  • Christie's narrative games / Robert Merrill
  • It was the mark of Cain / Robin Woods
  • Impossible murderers / Ina Rae Hark
  • Daughters of his manhood / Mary Anne Ackershoek
  • I am Duchess of Malfi still / Carolyn F. Scott
  • Unsuitable job for anyone / Marnie Jones and Barbara Barker
  • Between men / Martha Stoddard Holmes
  • Class, gender, and the possibilities of detection in Anne Perry's Victorian reconstructions / Iska S. Alter
  • Suitable job for a woman / Jasmine Y. Hall
  • Bureaucrat as reader / James E. Bartell.