Icons of Mystery and Crime Detection: From Sleuths to Superheroes [2 volumes]

Icons of Mystery and Crime Detection: From Sleuths to Superheroes [2 volumes]
Author : Mitzi M. Brunsdale
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Total Pages : 700
Release : 2010-07-26
ISBN 10 : 9780313345319
ISBN 13 : 0313345317
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Icons of Mystery and Crime Detection: From Sleuths to Superheroes [2 volumes] Book Description:

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 each of the book's 24 subjects in their historical/cultural context • Individual selected bibliographies for each of the 24 figures plus a selected general bibliography of critical sources treating the genre

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