Wednesday, October 19, 2011

What’s in a Name? Mystery Subgenres Explained

What’s in a Name? Mystery Subgenres Explained: The panorama of today’s mystery offerings can be bewildering, given the myriad categories and classifications. Definitions inevitably provoke debate, but researchers often turn to the work of critics and scholars such as Jon L. Breen, Howard Haycraft, H. R. F. Keating, and Julian Symons for help in painting the landscape. What follows below can serve as a starting point in understanding the many variations of the mystery form.

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