Before Sherlock Holmes

Before Sherlock Holmes

How Magazines and Newspapers Invented the Detective Story

Book - 2011
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"This volume surveys the first fifty years of the detective story in nineteenth-century America and England, examining not only major works, but also the lesser known--including contemporary pseudo-biographies, magazines, story papers, and newspapers--recently accessible through new media. By rewriting the history of the mystery genre, this study opens up new avenues for literary exploration"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2011.
ISBN: 9780786467877
Branch Call Number: 813.087209 Panek
Characteristics: vii, 219 p. ;,23 cm.


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