Table of contents for The Cambridge companion to crime fiction / [collected by] Martin Priestman.

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Introduction: Crime fiction and detective fiction
1. Eighteenth-century crime writing  Ian A. Bell
2. The Newgate novel and sensation fiction, 1830-1868  Lynn Pykett
3.  The short story from Poe to Chesterton Martin Kayman
4. French crime fiction Sita Schütt
5. The golden age Stephen Knight
6. The private eye Dennis Porter
7. Spy fiction Davis Seed
8. The thriller David Glover
9. Postwar American police fiction LeRoy Lad Panek
10. Postwar British crime fiction Martin Priestman
11. Women detectives Maureen T. Reddy
12. Black crime fiction Andrew Pepper
13. Crime on film and TV Nickianne Moody
14. Detection and literary fiction  Laura Marcus
Guide to further reading

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Detective and mystery stories, English History and criticism, Detective and mystery stories, American History and criticism, Crime in literature