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Colin Dexter

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1930– ),

novelist: b. Stamford; educ. Cambridge (Christ's); teaches in Leicester; lives in Oxford. Last Bus to Woodstock 1975, The Secret of Annexe 3 1986, The Jewel That Was Ours...

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Colin Dexter

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1930– ),

novelist: b. Stamford; educ. Cambridge (Christ's); teaches in Leicester; lives in Oxford. Last Bus to Woodstock 1975, The Secret of Annexe 3 1986, The Jewel That Was Ours...

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Dexter, Colin

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 5 words.

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Dexter, Colin

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 58 words.

(1930–2017) OBE. Writer of *detective fiction and creator of Chief Inspector Morse. From Last Bus to Woodstock...

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Dexter, Colin

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 5 words.

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Dexter, Colin

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2016 .

Reference Entry. 5 words.

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Dexter, Colin (1930– )

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). 102 words.

Last Bus to Woodstock (1975) Fiction Last Seen Wearing (1976) Fiction The Silent World of Nicholas

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Dexter, Colin (1930–2017)

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). 142 words.

Last Bus to Woodstock (1975) Fiction

Last Seen Wearing (1976) Fiction

The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn...

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Colin Dexter (1930)

Edited by Nigel Rees.

in Brewer's Famous Quotations

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 116 words.

The Jewel That Was Ours.

Title of novel (1991). Not a quotation, despite the placing of a verse by

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Dexter, (Norman) Colin

Oleksiw Susan.

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). 294 words.

(b. 1930), British author of detective fiction. Trained at Cambridge in the classics, which he taught in various schools,

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Dexter, Colin (1930– )

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 42 words.

(1930– ),

novelist: b. Stamford; educ. Cambridge (Christ's); teaches in Leicester; lives in Oxford. Last

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Dexter, (Norman) Colin

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing. 225 words.

OBE 2000

Born 29 Sept. 1930; s of Alfred Dexter and Dorothy Dexter (née Towns); m 1956, Dorothy Cooper; one s one d; died...

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every

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 150 words.

every last (or single) used to emphasize every member of a group. 1991 Colin Dexter The Jewel That Was

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Morse, Inspector

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Music-loving, beer-drinking Oxford policeman who is the central character in a series of detective novels by the British crime writer Colin Dexter (1930– ).

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Morse, Inspector

John Drexel.

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). 227 words.

is a fictional police detective featured in the works of British author Colin Dexter. A middle-aged bachelor, Morse (whose

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Space and Place

Steven Peacock.

in Swedish crime fiction

January 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 10865 words.

Chapter Three explores the distinctive landscapes of Scandinavia, as ‘Space and Place’. The wide open terrains, snowy vistas, and vast forests of Sweden’s far Northern hinterlands form an...

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Transitions

Richard Bradford.

in Crime Fiction

May 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 6734 words.

From the mid-1960s to the early 21st century the mainstays of British detective fiction have been Reginald Hill, Colin Dexter, Ruth Rendell, R.D. Wingfield, Ian Rankin, and P.D. James....

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Julian Mitchell

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1935– ),

novelist, playwright, and screenwriter, educated at Wadham College, Oxford. His novels include Imaginary Toys (1961), The White Father (1964, set in Africa), and the more...

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detective Fiction

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Crime has been a staple of storytelling since its beginnings, and misdirection of the reader, for example about facts (Tom Jones's parentage) or emotions (in Emma or Much Ado about...

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Free trade, protectionism, neoliberalism: tensions and continuities

Marie-Bénédicte Dembour and Neil Stammers.

in London Review of International Law

P ublished online October 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 8350 words.

Abstract

This article locates the EU’s approach to trade-plus agreements by making connections to particular aspects of European history. In looking at the...

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End of the Occupation in 2004? The Status of the Multinational Force in Iraq After the Transfer of Sovereignty to the Interim Iraqi Government

Andrea Carcano.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 12473 words.

The situation in Iraq, in the period between the end of the Coalition Provisional Authority’s (CPA) occupation of Iraq and the constitution of the Interim Government presided over by Prime...

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