Early American detective stories : an anthology edited by LeRoy Lad Panek and Mary M. Bendel-Simso.

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Early American detective stories : an anthology edited by LeRoy Lad Panek and Mary M. Bendel-Simso.
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Book's title: Early American detective stories : an anthology edited by LeRoy Lad Panek and Mary M. Bendel-Simso.
Library of Congress Control Number:2008001849
International Standard Book Number (ISBN):9780786437115 (lib bdg. : alk. paper)
International Standard Book Number (ISBN):0786437111 (lib bdg. : alk. paper)
System Control Number:(OCoLC)190778114
Source of Acquisition:BRO-copy20081210-147
Cataloging Source:DLC, DLC YDXCP BAKER BTCTA C#P OCLCG SFR
Authentication Code:lcac
Library of Congress Call Number:PS648.D4 E25 2008
Dewey Decimal Classification Number:813/.08720804$222
Publication, Distribution, etc.:Jefferson, N.C. . McFarland & Co., (c)2008.
Physical Description:viii, 349 p. ;, 24 cm.
Bibliography, etc. Note:Includes bibliographical references (p. 26) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:Guest-chamber of the Inn at St. Ives / James Franklin Fitts
Knotted handkerchief
Percy Garrett
Mr. Furbush / Harriet E. Prescott
Telltale eye / James D. M'Cbae, Jr.
Left-handed thief / Anonymous
Excerpts from Strange stories of a detective or curiosities of crime , Introduction, Torn glove / Anonymous
First Cae
Hob nailed shoes
Mute witness
Secret Cipher: a detective's story
Tell-tale ink mark / Anonymous
Story of a detective expert / Anonymous
Vidocq, or the charcoal burner of France / Anonymous
In the cellar / W. W. Buchanan
Wounded hand... / Narissa Rosavo
Written in blood / Anonymous
Twisted ring / Anonymous
Costly kiss: a New York detective experience / Anonymous
C. S. A. / George Arnold
Five thousand dollars reward / Herbert Lee Standish
Detective's story / Anonymous
Seventy miles an hour / James D. M'Cabe
Hunting rogues / William Russell
Tracing a murderer / Anonymous
Tell-tale key, or a woman as a detective / Anonymous
Girl detective / Anonymous
An old offender / Capt. Charles Howard
Clubnose / Anonymous
Gramercy Park mystery / Anonymous
Making a fortune / Mark Twain
Detectives story / Anonymous
Detective / Anonymous
Blown upon: or the sagacious reporter / Anonymous
Detective's story / H. B. S.
Detective's story / Anonymous
After a clew / Anonymous
Detective from Baltimore / Anonymous
Long arm / Mary E. Wilkins (Freeman) and Joseph Edgar Chamberlin
Twinkling of an eye / Brander Matthews.
Summary, etc.:"This anthology offers an exemplary sample of hundreds of detective stories published in nineteenth century newspapers and magazines. All but two are stories published before Sherlock Holmes appeared in America. The stories are categorized according to motifs. Revealing cultural intricacies that other kinds of fiction cannot, the literature presented here provides insights into history of the detective story"
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Personal Name:Panek, LeRoy.
Personal Name:Bendel-Simso, Mary M., 1965-
Rubrics: Detective and mystery stories, American
American fiction$y19th century


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