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Title The Oxford companion to crime and mystery writing [electronic resource] / editor in chief, Rosemary Herbert ; editors, Catherine Aird, John M. Reilly.
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
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 Electronic Reference  PN3448.D4 H37 1999eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 535 p.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Entertaining and authoritative, this alphabetically arranged companion is an indispensable reference guide to crime and mystery writing. Unique in its biographical and critical treatment of major detective writers, it is a comprehensive digest to the genre's lexicon, characters, themes, time periods, milieus, and curiosities."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2001.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005. (Oxford Reference Online). Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet Explorer 6.0 (or higher) or Firefox 2.0 (or higher). Available as searchable text in HTML format. Access restricted to subscribing institutions.
Subject Detective and mystery stories -- Encyclopedias.
Crime in literature -- Encyclopedias.
Related Names Herbert, Rosemary.
Aird, Catherine.
Reilly, John M.
Collection Title Oxford Reference Online.
ISBN 9780199891078 (electronic book)