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The art of the mystery story; a collection of critical essays, edited, and with a commentary,

Author: Howard Haycraft; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster, 1946.
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Genre/Form: Bibliographies
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Haycraft, Howard, 1905-1991.
Art of the mystery story.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1946
(OCoLC)573613181
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Haycraft; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 2276482
Description: ix, 545 pages 24 cm
Contents: 1. Mystery matures: the higher criticism --
2. The rules of the game --
3. Care and feeding of the whodunit --
4. The lighter side of crime --
5. Critics' corner --
6. Detective fiction vs. real life --
7. Putting crime on the shelf --
8. Watchman, what of the night? Mystery Matures: The Higher Criticism --
A Defence of Detective Stories / G.K. Chesterton --
The Art of the Detective Story / R. Austin Freeman --
Crime and Detection / E.M. Wrong --
The Great Detective Stories / Willard Huntington Wright --
The Omnibus of Crime / Dorothy L. Sayers --
The Professor and the Detective / Marjorie Nicolson --
Masters of Mystery / H. Douglas Thomson --
The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes / Vincent Starrett --
Murder for Pleasure / Howard Haycraft --
"Only a Detective Story" / Joseph Wood Krutch --
The Rules Of The Games --
Twenty Rules for Writing Detective Stories / S.S. Van Dine --
Detective Story Decalogue / Ronald A. Knox --
The Detection Club Oath --
Care And Feeding Of The Whodunit --
The Case of the Early Beginning / Erle Stanley Gardner --
Gaudy Night / Dorothy L. Sayers --
The Simple Art of Murder / Raymond Chandler --
Murder Makes Merry / Craig Rice --
Trojan Horse Opera / Anthony Boucher --
Dagger of the Mind / James Sandoe --
Clues / Marie F. Rodell --
The Locked-Room Lecture / John Dickson Carr --
Command Performance / Lee Wright --
Mystery Midwife: The Crime Editor's Job / Isabelle Taylor --
Hollywoodunit / Richard Mealand --
There's Murder in the Air / Ken Crossen --
The Lighter Side Of Crime --
Watson Was a Woman / Rex Stout --
Don't Guess, Let Me Tell You / Ogden Nash --
The Pink Murder Case / Christopher Ward --
Murder at $2.50 a Crime / Stephen Leacock --
Everything Under Control / Richard Armour --
The Whistling Corpse / Ben Hecht --
Oh, England! Full of Sin / Robert J. Casey --
Murders and Motives / E.V. Lucas --
Murder on Parnassus / Pierre Very. Critics' Corner --
The Life of Riley / Isaac Anderson --
Battle of the Sexes: The Judge and His Wife Look at Mysteries / "Judge Lynch" --
How to Read a Whodunit / Will Cuppy --
Four Mystery Reviews --
The Ethics of the Mystery Novel / Anthony Boucher --
Who Cares Who Killed Roger Ackroyd? / Edmund Wilson --
The Detective Story: Why? / Nicholas Blake --
Leaves from the Editors' Notebook / Ellery Queen --
Detective Fiction vs. Real Life --
From the Memoirs of a Private Detective / Dashiell Hammett --
Inquest on Detective Stories / R. Philmore --
The Lawyer Looks at Detective Fiction / J.B. Waite --
The Crux of a Murder: Disposal of the Body / F. Sherwood Taylor --
Putting Crime On The Shelf --
Collecting Detective Fiction / John Carter --
The Detective Short Story: The First Hundred Years / Ellery Queen --
Readers' Guide to Crime / James Sandoe --
Watchman, What Of The Night? --
The Passing of the Detective in Literature --
A Sober Word on the Detective Story / Harrison R. Steeves --
The Case of the Corpse in the Blind Alley / Philip Van Doren --
The Whodunit in World War II and After / Howard Haycraft.
Responsibility: by Howard Haycraft.

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