Comic Crime by Earl F. BargainnierComic Crime by Earl F. Bargainnier

Comic Crime

EditorEarl F. Bargainnier

Paperback | January 1, 1987

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The humor of Sherlock Holmes, Donald Westlake, Agatha Christie, Michael Innes, and Edmund Crispin are just a few of those discussed. A major point highlighted by this book is simply that wit, slapstick. laughter, and an anything-can-happen motif appear in a significant amount of fiction about crime.

Earl F. Bargainnier ( –1987)  was Fuller E. Callaway Professor of English Language and Literature at Wesleyan College. A former president of the Popular Culture Association, he was the author of more than sixty articles and The Gentle Art of Murder: The Detective Fiction of Agatha Christie. He also edited Twelve Englishmen of Mystery a...
Title:Comic CrimeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:202 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:January 1, 1987Publisher:University Of Wisconsin Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:087972384X

ISBN - 13:9780879723842

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