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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..


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...


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..



The Literature Of Crime And Detection

Pub Date : 1988-01 | Author : Waltraud Woeller | Publisher : Ungar Publishing Company

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015017638472
ISBN 13 :

Traces the history of the crime story, offers profiles of influential writers, and includes brief plot summaries of their major works..


Murder Manners And Mystery

Pub Date : 2007-01 | Author : Peter C. Erb | Publisher : Scm Pr

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015069320573
ISBN 13 :

Highlighting popular works by P.D. James, Colin Dexter, Ian Pears and Umberto Eco, among others, this subtle and intelligently written book examines the treatment of religion in th..