Rader, Barbara A. & Howard G. Zettler; editors
Title THE SLEUTH AND THE SCHOLAR: Origins, Evolution, and Current Trends in Detective Fiction
Book Condition Fine in red cloth with titles in black; issued without dust jacket. Thin tall octavo. 138 pages; bibliography and an index.
Edition First edition, first printing.
Publisher New York/Westport, Connecticut/London: Greenwood Press, (1988).
0313260362 / 9780313260360
Seller ID 55462.00
Collection of essays examining the genre. Three interrelated aspects of detective fiction are addressed: the mystery story as a vehicle for social criticism, women crime writers, and the American hard-boiled detective story. Scarce.
Mystery Reference. Essays.