The great good place? a collection of essays on American and British college mystery novels

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Published by P. Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .

Written in English

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  • English-speaking countries


  • Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism.,
  • Detective and mystery stories, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Popular literature -- English-speaking countries -- History and criticism.,
  • College stories, American -- History and criticism.,
  • College stories, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Universities and colleges in literature.,
  • College students in literature.,
  • College teachers in literature.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementPeter Nover (ed.).
ContributionsNover, Peter.
LC ClassificationsPS374.D4 G74 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 224 p. ;
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL49421M
ISBN 103631346190, 0820443247
LC Control Number99052451

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