Dorothy Sayers Principal Works - Essay

Principal Works

(Short Story Criticism)

Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery, and Horror [editor] 1928; published in the United States as The Omnibus of Crime, 1929

Lord Peter Views the Body 1928

Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery, and Horror, second series [editor] 1931; published in the United States as The Second Omnibus of Crime, 1932

Hangman's Holiday 1933

Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery, and Horror, third series [editor] 1934; published in the United States as The Third Omnibus of Crime, 1935

Tales of Detection 1936

In the Teeth of the Evidence, and Other Stories 1939

Lord Peter: A Collection of All the Lord Peter Wimsey Stories 1972

Striding Folly: Including the Three Final Lord Peter Wimsey Stories 1972

Op. I (poetry) 1916

Catholic Tales and Christian Songs (poetry and drama) 1918

Whose Body? (novel) 1923

Clouds of Witness (novel) 1926

Unnatural Death (novel) 1927; published in the United States as The Dawson Pedigree, 1928

The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (novel) 1928

The Documents in the Case (novel) 1930

Strong Poison (novel) 1930

The Five Red Herrings (novel) 1931; published in the United States as Suspicious Characters, 1931

Have His Carcase (novel) 1932

Murder Must Advertise (novel) 1933

The Nine Tailors: Changes Rung on an Old Theme in Two Short Touches and Two Full Peals (novel) 1934

Gaudy Night (novel) 1935

Busman's Honeymoon: A Love Story with Detective Interruptions [with Muriel St. Claire Byrne] (drama) 1936

Busman's Honeymoon (novel) 1937

The Zeal of Thy House (religious drama) 1937

The Devil to Pay; Being the Famous History of John Faustus, the Conjurer of Wittenberg in Germany; How He Sold His Immortal Soul to the Enemy of Mankind, and Was Served XXIV Years by Mephistopheles, and Obtained Helen of Troy to His Paramour, with Many Other Marvels; And How God Dealth with Him at the Last (drama) 1939

Begin Here (essays) 1940

The Man Born to Be King (religious dramas) 1941

The Mind of the Maker (religious essay) 1941

The Just Vengeance (religious drama) 1946

Unpopular Opinions (essays) 1946

The Comedy of Dante Alighieri, the Florentine: Hell [translator] (poetry) 1949

Creed or Chaos? (essays) 1949

The Emperor Constantine (religious drama) 1951

The Comedy of Dante Alighieri, the Florentine: Purgatory [translator] (poetry) 1955

The Song of Roland [translator] (poetry) 1957

The Comedy of Dante Alighieri, the Florentine: Paradise [translator] (poetry) 1963

Christian Letters to a Post-Christian World (essays) 1969; also published as The Whimsical Christian: 18 Essays, 1978

Are Women Human? (essays) 1971

The Letters of Dorothy L. Sayers, 1899-1936: The Making of a Detective Novelist (letters) 1996

Thrones, Dominations [with Jill Paton] (novel) 1998