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The Oxford companion to crime and mystery writing

by Rosemary Herbert

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detective and mystery stories -- Encyclopedias,
  • Crime in literature -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementeditor in chief, Rosemary Herbert ; editors, Catherine Aird, John M. Reilly.
    GenreEncyclopedias.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3448.D4 H37 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 535 p. ;
    Number of Pages535
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL35876M
    ISBN 100195072391
    LC Control Number99021182

    Contribution to Book Mary Roberts Rinehart. The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing () Mary Freier, Northern Michigan University; Keywords. Mary Roberts Rinehart, detective fiction; Disciplines. Literature in English, North America; Publication Date. About this Item: Oxford University Press USA, Paperback. Condition: Good. Connecting readers with great books since Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include cdrom or access codes.

    The Oxford Companion To Crime And Mystery Writing, contributed. The Man Who Rowed For the Shore, – short story in Murder On Deck. Cold Comfort, – published in Murder Through the Ages: A Bumper Anthology of Historical Mysteries. The Oxford Murders begins with so much promise - and yes, so much familiarity! The plane flies across the Atlantic and descends through cloud cover to emerge over the rolling green fields of England. 10 years after the narrator, I took that same plane, took the SAME BUS in fact from Heathrow Airport to the eternal city - the City of Dreaming /5.

    Oxford, home of the oldest English-speaking university in the world, is filled with a certain magic and has inspired writers and artists for it the sense of mystery or rich history, Oxford has become a prime location for the murder mystery novel over the years — the most famous of which is the Colin Dexter’s Morse : Tara Heuzé. Tony Hillerman was a widely celebrated writer of mystery novels and former president of the Mystery Writers of America. Rosemary Herbert has reviewed crime writing widely and she is the editor of numerous crime fiction anthologies as well as The Oxford Companion to Crime & Mystery Writing.


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List: Italian Detective Fiction Section: On detective fiction in general. The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing () by Rosemary Herbert (Editor-in-Chief), Catherine Aird (Editor), Susan Oleksiw (Consulting Editor), John M.

Reilly (Editor) Other authors: See the other authors section/5(1). Edgar Allan Poe's "Murders in the Rue Morgue" launched the detective story in The genre began as a highbrow form of entertainment, a puzzle to be solved by a rational sifting of clues.

In Britain, the stories became decidedly upper crust: the crime often committed in a world of manor homes and formal gardens, the blood on the Persian carpet usually blue. The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing Book - Average Rating.

Rosemary Herbert writes a mystery book review column for the Boston Herald. She is the author of The Fatal Art of Entertainment: Interviews With Mystery Writers and is editor-in-chief of the forthcoming Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery : Tony Hillerman.

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Please subscribe or login to access full text content. The extraordinary thing about this book is that its first edition was the work almost entirely of one man, Dr Percy A Scholes. He had a certain amount of clerical and secretarial help from his wife and The Oxford Companion to the Book The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing.

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But mystery writing is changing and the line between it and so-called "serious fiction" is getting blurred. Join Juan Williams for a discussion about the current state of mystery writing with a. A number of the authors discussed, including Dorothy L. Sayers, Marie Belloc Lowndes and F.

Tennyson Jesse, wrote about crime in essays, book reviews, newspaper articles and works of popular criminology, as well as in novels and short stories. Rosemary, (ed.), The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing (New York, NY and Oxford Author: Victoria Stewart.Catherine Aird is the pseudonym of English novelist Kinn Hamilton McIntosh MBE.

She is the author of more than twenty crime fiction novels and several collections of short witty, literate, and deftly plotted novels straddle the "cozy" and "police procedural" genres and are somewhat similar in flavour to those of Martha Grimes, Caroline Graham, M C Beaton, Margaret Yorke, and.Hillerman, author of the Joe Leaphorn mysteries, and Herbert, editor of The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing, trace this short-story genre from its beginnings in the hands of Edgar Allen.