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Academic Sleuth

John E. Kramer.

in The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing

January 1999; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 986 words.

Working in the academic milieu, the academic sleuth is a prevalent character type in crime and mystery fiction. By

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Accidental Sleuth

J. Randolph Cox.

in The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing

January 1999; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 625 words.

“Accidental sleuth” is a term applied to the protagonist who is not a detective by avocation or profession, either amateur,

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Achebe, Chinua (1930–2013)

Michael Cox and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 108 words.

Things Fall Apart (1958) Fiction No Longer at Ease (1960) Fiction The Sacrificial Egg, and Other

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Achebe, Chinua (1930–2013)

Christopher Riches and Michael Cox.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 136 words.

Things Fall Apart (1958) Fiction

No Longer at Ease (1960) Fiction

The Sacrificial Egg, and Other Stories...

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Acker, Kathy (1948–1997)

Michael Cox and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 96 words.

The Childlike Life of the Black Tarantula (1975) Fiction The Adult Life of Toulouse Lautrec by Henri Toulouse

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Acker, Kathy (1948–1997)

Christopher Riches and Michael Cox.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 122 words.

The Childlike Life of the Black Tarantula (1975) Fiction

The Adult Life of Toulouse Lautrec by Henri Toulouse Lautrec...

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Ackerley, J. R. (1896–1967)

Michael Cox and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 43 words.

The Prisoners of War (1925) Drama Hindoo Holiday (1932) Non-Fiction My Dog Tulip (1956)

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Ackerley, J. R. (1896–1967)

Christopher Riches and Michael Cox.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 54 words.

The Prisoners of War (1925) Drama

Hindoo Holiday (1932) Non-Fiction

My Dog Tulip (1956) ...

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Ackland, Rodney (1908–1991)

Michael Cox and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 43 words.

Dance With No Music (1930) Drama Improper People (1930) Drama Strange Orchestra (1932) Drama

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Ackland, Rodney (1908–1991)

Christopher Riches and Michael Cox.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 59 words.

Dance With No Music (1930) Drama

Improper People (1930) Drama

Strange Orchestra (1932) Drama...

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