Day: February 10, 2016

The 100 Greatest Literary Detectives

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Sleuths, Private Eyes, and Policemen: An International Compendium of the 100 Greatest Literary Detectives

 Edited by Eric Sandberg (University of Oulu) eric.sandberg@oulu.fi

 

Contributors are sought for of a new reference work, titled Sleuths, Private Eyes, and Policemen: An International Compendium of the 100 Greatest Literary Detectives. The Volume is under contract with Rowman & Littlefield for publication in late 2017.

This collection will focus on the investigators who lie at the heart of crime fiction (and who appear with surprising frequency in other genres), and will offer academics and general readers a rigorous, opinionated, and entertaining survey of the key figures in one of our richest literary traditions. The hundred entries will offer broad historical and international coverage, but must be based on books available in English.

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