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The Detective as Historian: History and Art in Historical Crime Fiction

edited by Ray B. Browne and Lawrence A. Kreiser, Jr. ; preface by Robin W. Winks
Format
Book
Published
Bowling Green, OH : Bowling Green State University Popular Press, c2000.
Language
English
ISBN
0879728159 (cloth), 0879728167 (paper)
Contents
  • Lynda S. Robinson and Lauren Haney: Detection in the Land of Mysteries / Rita Rippetoe 11
  • John Maddox Roberts and Steven Saylor: Detecting in the Final Decades of the Roman Republic / Terrance L. Lewis 22
  • Lindsey Davis: Falco, Cynical Detective in a Corrupt Roman Empire / Peter Hunt 32
  • Peter Tremayne: Sister Fidelma and the Triumph of Truth / Christiane W. Luehrs, Robert B. Luehrs 45
  • Ellis Peters: Brother Cadfael / Edward J. Rielly 60
  • P. C. Doherty: Hugh Corbett, Secret-Agent and Problem-Solver / Edward L. Meek, Theron M. Westervelt, David N. Eldridge 76
  • Susanna Gregory: Doctor Matthew Bartholomew, Master of Medicine and Detection / Jean Coakley 85
  • Umberto Eco: The Name of the Rose / Judy Ann Ford 95
  • Elizabeth Eyre: Detection in the Italian Renaissance / Jeffrey A. Rydberg-Cox 111
  • Margaret Frazer: Sister Frevisse and Medieval Mysteries / Patricia W. Julius 122
  • Josephine Tey and Others: The Case of Richard III / R. Gordon Kelly 133
  • C. L. Grace: Kathryn Swinbrook, Fifteenth-Century Physician and Sleuth / Jean Coakley 147
  • Michael Clynes: The Recollections of Shallot / David N. Eldridge, Theron M. Westervelt, Edward L. Meek 156
  • Maan Meyers: The Saga of the Dutchman / Frank A. Salamone 169
  • Bruce Alexander: Sir Henry Fielding and Blind Justice / Donna Bradshaw Smith 175
  • Keith Heller: A Genealogy of Detection in the Eighteenth Century / Scott R. Christianson 186
  • Margaret Lawrence: An Eighteenth-Century Midwife / Marie Nelson 202
  • Stephanie Barron: (Re)Inventing Jane Austen as Detective / Anita Vickers 213
  • Kate Ross: Where Have All the Dandies Gone? / Jerry L. Parker 222
  • James Brewer: Sleuths and Carpetbaggers along the Mississippi River / Lawrence A. Kreiser, Jr. 230
  • Peter Heck: Mark Twain as Detective / Ray B. Browne, Lawrence A. Kreiser, Jr. 240
  • Caleb Carr: Running Away from the Darkness / Douglas Tallack 251
  • Anne Perry: Victorian 'Istorian and Murdermonger / Linda J. Holland-Toll 265
  • Peter Lovesey: No Cribbing on History / Margaret L. Foxwell 283
  • Elizabeth Peters: The Last Camel Died at Noon as Lost World Adventure Pastiche / Gary Hoppenstand 293.
Description
x, 310 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
Technical Details
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