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Creating the Fictional Female Detective

The Sleuth Heroines of British Women Writers, 1890-1940

by Carla T. Kungl

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers: 19th century,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Women detectives in literature,
  • Literary History And Criticism,
  • Women In English Literature,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • British Isles,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Mystery & Detective Fiction,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Detective and mystery stories, English,
  • English fiction,
  • History and criticism,
  • Women Authors

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8139440M
    ISBN 100786425288
    ISBN 109780786425280


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