Crime-Mystery-Detective Stories Representative Works - Essay

Representative Works

(Short Story Criticism)

Anthologies of Short Fiction
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror 1928
My Best Detective Story: An Anthology of Stories Chosen by their own Authors 1931
A Century of Detective Stories 1935
101 Years' Entertainment: The Great Detective Stories, 1841-1941 1941
The Hard-Boiled Detective: Stories from ‘Black Mask’ Magazine, 1920-1951 1977
Finale 1989
A Woman's Eye 1991
The New Mystery: The International Association of Crime Writers' Essential Crime Writing of the Late 20th Century 1993
Hard-Boiled: An Anthology of American Crime Stories 1995
Spooks, Spies, and Private Eyes: Black Mystery, Crime, and Suspense Fiction 1995
Lethal Ladies 1996
Women on the Case 1996
The Best of Sisters in Crime 1997
Master's Choice: Mystery Stories by Today's Top Writers and the Masters Who Inspired Them 1999
The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century 2000
Criminal Kabbalah: An Intriguing Anthology of Jewish Mystery and Detective Fiction 2001

James M. Cain
The Baby in the Icebox and Other Short Fiction 1981

Raymond Chandler
The Simple Art of Murder 1950
Killer in the Rain 1964

G. K. Chesterton
The Innocence of Father Brown 1911
The Wisdom of Father Brown 1914
The Incredulity of Father Brown 1926
The Secret of Father Brown 1927
The Scandal of Father Brown 1935
The Father Brown Omnibus [includes The Innocence of Father Brown, The Incredulity of Father Brown, The Scandal of Father Brown, The Wisdom of Father Brown, The Secret of Father Brown, The Vampire of the Village] 1951
Father Brown Crime Stories: Twenty-Four Short Mysteries [includes The Innocence of Father Brown and The Wisdom of Father Brown] 1990

Agatha Christie
The Underdog and Other Stories 1923
Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories 1976
Miss Marple: The Complete Short Stories 1985
The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories 1986
The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories 1997

Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes 1892
Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes 1894
The Return of Sherlock Holmes 1905
The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes 1927
The Complete Sherlock Holmes. 2 vols. 1930

Dashiell Hammett
The Adventures of Sam Spade 1944
The Continental Op 1945
The Big Knock-Over: Selected Stories and Short Novels 1966

Sara Paretsky
Windy City Blues 1995

Edgar Allan Poe
Tales 1845
The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe 1902
The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe. 3 vols. 1969

Ellery Queen
The Adventures of Ellery Queen 1934
The New Adventures 1940

Dorothy Sayers
Lord Peter Views the Body 1928
Hangman's Holiday 1933
In the Teeth of the Evidence 1939