Agatha Christie: A Bibliography of Secondary Criticisim

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Books – Biography
Books – Critical Studies and Guides
Chapters or Articles in Books
Articles in Journals

Books – Biography
Christie, Agatha, The Grand Tour: Letters and Photographs from the British Empire Expedition, edited by Matthew Pritchard (HarperCollins, 2012)

Cade, Jared, Agatha Christie and the Eleven Missing Days, Revised edition (Peter Owen, 2011)

Eames, Andrew, The 8:55 to Baghdad: From London to Iraq on the Trail of Agatha Christie and the Orient Express (Overlook Press, 2006)

Osborne, Charels, The Life and Crimes of Agatha Christie (HarperCollins, 1999) [enjoyable critical biography of Agatha Christie, with a short introductory essay on each of the novels, story collections and plays]

Macaskill, Hilary, Agatha Christie at Home (Frances Lincoln, 2009) [lavish guide to Agatha Christie’s various houses]

McCall, Henrietta, The Life of Max Mallowan: Archaeology and Agatha Christie (British Museum, 2001)

Morgan, Janet, Agatha Christie: A Biography (Collins, 1985) [the official biography]

Thompson, Laura, Agatha Christie: An English Mystery (Headline Review, 2008)

Books – Critical Studies and Guides

Aldridge, Mark, Agatha Christie on Screen (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016) [an in-depth history and discussion of screen adaptations of Christie’s work]

Anders, Isabel, Miss Marple: Christian Sleuth (Circle Books, 2013) [part literary analysis, part moral theology, Anders’ is an unusual, but often revealing look at the centrality of Christianity to Miss Marple’s character]

Bargainnier, Earl F., The Gentle Art of Murder: The Detective Fiction of Agatha Christie (Bowling Green University Popular Press, 2005)

Barnard, Robert, A Talent to Deceive: An Appreciation of Agatha Christie (William Collins Sons & Co Ltd, 1990) [An accessible and provocative critique of Christie’s novels]

Bernthal, J.C., Queering Agatha Christie: Revisiting the Golden Age of Detective Fiction (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)

Campbell, Mark, Agatha Christie: The Pocket Essential Guide (Kamera Books, 2005) [a short book, with a wealth of useful lists and a handy concise guide to Christie’s book publications, as well as to the various adaptations of her work (to 2005)]

Cawthorne, Nigel, A Brief Guide to Agatha Christie (Robinson, 2014)
[Includes an excellent guide to the first publication of Christie’s novels and short stories, along with interesting subjective commentary]

Curran, John, Agatha Christie’s Secret Notebooks (HarperCollins, 2009)

Curran, John, Agatha Christie’s Murder in the Making: Stories and Secrets from Her Archive (HaprerCollins, 2011)

Gerald, Michael C., The Poisonous Pen of Agatha Christie (University of Texas Press, 2010) [a pharmaceutics expert examines Christie’s use of poisons]

Maida, Patricia D. and Nicholas B. Spornick, Murder She Wrote: A Study of Agatha Christie’s Detective Fiction (Bowling Green University Popular Press, 1982)

Makinen, Merja, Agatha Christie: Investigating Femininity (Crime Files) (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006) [Major academic study of Christie’s work, with a feminist/gender studies focus]

Ramsey, G.C., Agatha Christie: Mistress of Mystery (New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1967) [the first book-length academic study of Christie’s writing]

Rowland, Susan, From Agatha Christie to Ruth Rendell: British Women Writers in Detective and Crime Fiction (Crime Files) (Palgrave Macmillan, 2000) [comparative study of Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers, Margery Allingham, Ngaio Marsh, P.D. James and Ruth Rendell]

Shaw, Marion and Sabine Vanacker, Reflecting on Miss Marple (Routledge, 1991)

Symons, Julian (editor), Tom Adams’ Agatha Christie Cover Story (Paper Tiger, 1981) [a celebration of Christie’s cover artist]

Trümpler, Charlotte, Agatha Christie and Archaeology (British Museum, 2001)

York, R.A., Agatha Christie: Power and Illusion (Crime Files) (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007)

Zemboy, James, The Detective Novels of Agatha Christie: A Reader’s Guide (McFarland, 2008)

Chapters or Articles in Books

Aldridge, Mark, ‘Love, Crime and Agatha Christie’ in Screening the Dark Side of Love: From Euro-Horror to American Cinema, edited by Karen A. Ritzenhoff and Karen Randall (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), pp. 83-94

Alter, Iska, ‘From Nuisance to Nemesis: Visual Representations of Miss Marple on Film and Television’ in It’s a Print!: Detective Fiction from Page to Screen, edited by William Reynolds, Elizabeth A. Trembley (Bowling Green University Popular Press, 1994), pp. 65-81

Bernstein, Sarah, ‘Queer Girls, Bad Girls, Dead Girls: Post-War Culture and the Modern Girl’ in The Ageless Agatha Christie: Essays on the Mysteries and the Legacy, edited by J.C. Bernthal (McFarland, 2016)

Bernthal, J.C., ‘”The sumptuous and the alluring”: Poirot’s Women, Dragged Up and Dressed Down’ in The Ageless Agatha Christie: Essays on the Mysteries and the Legacy, edited by J.C. Bernthal (McFarland, 2016)

Beyer, Charlotte, ‘”With practised eyes”: Feminine Identity in The Mysterious Mr. Quin‘ in The Ageless Agatha Christie: Essays on the Mysteries and the Legacy, edited by J.C. Bernthal (McFarland, 2016)

Birns, Nicholas and Margaret Boe Birns, ‘Agatha Christie: Modern and Modernist’ in The Cunning Craft: Original Essays on Detective Fiction and Contemporary Literary Theory, edited by Ronald G. Walker and June M. Frazer (Western Illinois University, 1990), pp. 120-134

Boulton, Meg, ‘”The Encyclopedic Palace of the World”: Miss Lemon’s Filing System as Cabinet of Curiosities and the Repository of Human Knowledge in Agatha Christie’s Poirot‘ in The Ageless Agatha Christie: Essays on the Mysteries and the Legacy, edited by J.C. Bernthal (McFarland, 2016)

Cook, Michael, Detective Fiction and the Ghost Story: The Haunted Text (Crime Files) (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) [pp. 89-108 is an analysis of the Harley Quin stories]

Day, Gary, ‘Ordeal by Analysis: Agatha Christie’s The Thirteen Problems’ in Twentieth-Century Suspense: The Thriller Comes of Age, edited by Clive Bloom (St. Martin’s Press, 1990), pp. 80-96

Dickson, Gary, The Children’s Crusade: Medieval History, Modern Mythistory (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008) [the first few pages of the Introduction are devoted to an attempt to explain the success of Christie’s Passenger to Frankfurt]

Evans, Odette l’Henry, ‘Croquet and Serial Killers: Feminism and Agatha Christie’ in It’s My Party: Reading Twentieth-Century Women’s Writing, edited by Gina Wisker (Pluto Press, 1994), pp. 174-80

Grossvogel, David I., ‘Death Deferred: The Long Life, Splendid Afterlife and Mysterious Workings of Agatha Christie’, in Art in Crime Writing: Essays on Detective Fiction, edited by Bernard Benstock (St. Martin’s Press, 1983), pp. 1-17

Hesse, Beatrix, ‘Assumed Identity: Agatha Christie’s Novels Adapted for the Stage’, in Questions of Identity in Detective Fiction, edited by Linda Martz and Anita Higgie (Cambridge Scholars, 2007), pp. 191-202

Hudácskó, Brigitta, ‘And Then There Were Many: Agatha Christie in Hungarian Translation’ in The Ageless Agatha Christie: Essays on the Mysteries and the Legacy, edited by J.C. Bernthal (McFarland, 2016)

Hudelet, Ariane, ‘Searching for Truth in Witness for the Prosecution’ in Literary Readings of Billy Wilder, edited by Georges-Claude Guilbert (Cambridge Scholars, 2007), pp. 135-154

Irons, Glenwood and Joan Warthling Roberts, ‘From Spinster to Hipster: The “Suitability” of Miss Marple and Anna Lee’, in Feminism in Women’s Detective Fiction, edited by Glenwood Irons (University of Toronto Press, 1995), pp. 64-73

Kay, Lucy, ‘Agatha Christie’ in British and Irish Dramatists since World War II, Third Series, edited by John Bull, (Gale, 2001), pp. 88-100

Kazmer, Michelle M., ‘”One must actually take facts as they are”: Information Value and Information Behavior in the Miss Marple Novels’ in The Ageless Agatha Christie: Essays on the Mysteries and the Legacy, edited by J.C. Bernthal (McFarland, 2016)

Klein, Kathleen Gregory, ‘Truth, Authority, and Detective Fiction: The Case of Agatha Christie’s The Body in the Library’ in Analyzing the Different Voice: Feminist Psychological Theory and Literary Texts (New Feminist Perspectives), edited by Jerilyn Fisher and Ellen S. Silber (Rowman & Littlefield, 1998), pp. 103-16

Knepper, Marty S., ‘Reading Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple Series: The Thirteen Problems’ in In the Beginning: First Novels in Mystery Series, edited by Mary Jean DeMarr (Bowling Green University Popular Press: Popular, 1995), pp. 33-57

Knight, Stephen, ‘The Golden Age’ in The Cambridge Companion to Crime Fiction, edited by Martin Priestman (Cambridge University Press, 2003), pp. 77-94 [provides useful literary context for Christie’s work]

Knight, Stephen, Crime Fiction 1800-2000: Detection, Death, Diversity (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004) [accessible academic history of crime fiction; chapter 4.iii is dedicated to Christie and places her in the context of the history of the crime/detection genre]

Lassner, Phyllis, ‘The Mysterious New Empire: Agatha Christie’s Colonial Murders’ in At Home and Abroad in the Empire: British Women Write the 1930s, edited by Robin Hackett, Freda Hauser and Gay Wachman (University of Delaware Press, 2009), pp. 31-50

 Light, Alison, Forever England: Femininity, Literature and Conservatism Between the Wars (Routledge, 1991) [Chapter 2 is dedicated to Agatha Christie and is an astute analysis of her conservatism]

Lippmann, Jilly, ‘Mother of Invention: Agatha Christie, the Middlebrow Detective Novel and Kerry Greenwood’s Postcolonial Tribute Series’ in The Ageless Agatha Christie: Essays on the Mysteries and the Legacy, edited by J.C. Bernthal (McFarland, 2016)

Lovitt, Carl R., ‘Controlling Discourse in Detective Fiction: or, Caring Very Much Who Killed Roger Ackroyd’ in The Cunning Craft: Original Essays on Detective Fiction and Contemporary Literary Theory, pp. 68-85

Makinen, Merja, ‘Agatha Christie (1890-1976)’ in A Companion to Crime Fiction, edited by Charles J. Rzepka and Lee Horsley (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010), pp. 415-26

Makinen, Merja, ‘Agatha Christie in Dialogue with To the Lighthouse: The Modernist Artist’ in The Ageless Agatha Christie: Essays on the Mysteries and the Legacy, edited by J.C. Bernthal (McFarland, 2016)

Mills, Rebecca, ‘England’s Pockets: Objects of Anxiety in Christie’s Post-War Novels’ in The Ageless Agatha Christie: Essays on the Mysteries and the Legacy, edited by J.C. Bernthal (McFarland, 2016)

Plain, Gill, ‘A Stiff is Still a Stiff in This Country: The Problem of Murder in Wartime’ in Conflict, Nationhood and Corporeality in Modern Literature: Bodies-at-War, edited by Petra Rau (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), pp. 104-23 [although not exclusively dedicated to Agatha Christie, provides an interesting perspective on the background to her wartime fiction]

Plain, Gill, Twentieth Century Crime Fiction: Gender, Sexuality and the Body (Edinburgh University Press, 2001) [contains a chapter: ‘Sacrificial Bodies: The Corporeal Anxieties of Agatha Christie’]

Street, Sarah, ‘Heritage Crime: The Case of Agatha Christie’ in Seventies British Cinema, edited by Robert Shail (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008), pp. 105-116

Street, Sarah, ‘Autobiography in Agatha (1979): “An imaginary solution to an authentic mystery”‘ in The Ageless Agatha Christie: Essays on the Mysteries and the Legacy, edited by J.C. Bernthal (McFarland, 2016)

Taylor, Anna-Marie, ‘Home is Where the Hearth Is: The Englishness of Agatha Christie’s Marple Novels’, in Watching the Detectives: Essays on Crime Fiction, edited by Ian A. Bell and Graham Daldry (Macmillan, 1990), pp.134-148

Watson, Colin, Snobbery With Violence: English Crime Stories and their Audience (Faber, 1971) [history of the English crime story, Chapter 6 on the ‘golden age’ deals with Christie and her contemporaries and originated the influential idea her fiction as a depiction of ‘mayhem parva’ – or chaos in little]

Articles in Journals

Alexander, Marc, ‘Rhetorical structure and reader manipulation in Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express’, Miscelánea, 39 (2009), 13-27; Full Text [in depth analysis of the rhetoric used in the novel to convince readers of the ‘truth’ of the crime’s solution]  

Ardolino, Frank, ‘Witness for the Prosecution: Agatha Christie’s Autobiographical Revenge Play’, Clues: A Journal of Detection, 15:1 (Spring-Summer 1994), 79-92

Ardolino, Frank, ‘Deceptive and Deadly Numbers and Letters in Christie’s Double Versions of Ten Little Indians and Witness for the Prosecution’, Journal of Evolutionary Psychology, 22:3-4 (August 2001), 98-104

Ashley, Leonard R. N., ‘“The Sausage Machine”: Names in the Detective Fiction of Dame Agatha Christie’, Literary Onomastics Studies, 11 (1984), 1-36

Atkins, Irene Kahn, ‘Agatha Christie and the Detective Film: A Timetable for Success’, Literature/Film Quarterly, 3 (1975), 205-14 [includes filmography]

Auden, W.H., ‘The Guilty Vicarage: Notes on the detective story, by an addict’, Harper’s Magazine, May 1948; Full Text [a classic account of the dynamics and appeal of detective fiction, particularly relevant to Christie]

Bargainnier, Earl F., ‘I disagree! Miss Marple, the spinster, is a liberated woman’, Journal of Communication, 25:2, 113-19 [response to Mary Jane Jones’s article in the same issue]

Bargainnier, Earl F., ‘Another Watson: Captain Hastings’, Armchair Detective, 13 (1980), 354-60

Bargainnier, Earl F., ‘The Poems of Agatha Christie’, Journal of Popular Culture, 21:3 (Winter 1987), 103-110

Barnard, Robert  and Louise Barnard, ‘The Case of the Two Moving Fingers’, Armchair Detective, 18:3 (Summer 1985), 306-308

Beaumont, Matthew, ‘Cutting Up the Corpse: Agatha Christie, Max Ernst, and Neo-Victorianism in the 1930s’, Lit: Literature Interpretation Theory, 20:1-2 (Jan-June 2009), 12-26; Abstract [compares Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express with a novel by Max Ernst to illustrate mid-1930s attitudes to Victorianism]

Bernthal, J.C., ‘Seventy Years of The Body in the Library‘, CADS: Crime and Detective Stories, 61 (2012), 19-24

Bernthal, J.C., ‘”Every Healthy Englishman Longed to Kick Him”: Masculinity and Nationalism in Agatha Christie’s Cards on the Table’, Clues, 32: 2 (2014), 103-114

Bernthal, J.C., ‘”If not yourself, who would you be?”: Writing the Femal Body in Agatha Christie’s Second World War Detective Fiction’, Women: A Cultural Review, 26: 1-2 (2015), 40-56

Birns, Margaret Boe, ‘Agatha Christie’s Portrait of the Artist’, Clues: A Journal of Detection, 1:2 (Fall-Winter 1980), 31-34; Abstract

Dash, F. L., ‘Miss Marple Goes to Spain’, Modern Languages, 56 (1975), 177-80  [analysis of the translation of Christie in Spain]

de Mijolla-Mellor, Sophie, ‘Freud, lecteur d’Agatha Christie’, Topique, 118 (2012), 73-84; Abstract

Devas, Angela, ‘Murder, Mass Culture, and the Feminine: A View from the 4.50 from Paddington’, Feminist Media Studies, 2:2 (July 2002), 251-65

Dobay Rifelj, Carol de, ‘Time in Agatha Christie Novels’, Language and Style: An International Journal, 12 (1979), 213-27

Evans, Dewi Llyr, ‘A drop of water from a stagnant pool’: Agatha Christie’s Parapractic Murders, Crimeculture, Summer 2007; Full Text

Green, Michael, ‘The surfing detective: Collingwood, Christie, and the 1922 Rand Mine Rebellion’; or, ‘We are off to Rhodesia on Tuesday’, English Academy Review, 10 (1993) 66-82 [excellent background for The Man in the Brown Suit]

Gutkowski, Emanuela, ‘An Investigation in Pragmatics: Agatha Christie’s The Murder of Roger Ackroyd’, Clues: A Journal of Detection, 29:1 (Spring 2011), 51-60; Abstract

Hamblen, Abigail Ann, ‘The Inheritance of the Meek: Two Novels by Agatha Christie and Henry James’, Discourse, XII, 409-13

Hardesty, Susan M., ‘A Literary Approach to Agatha Christie: An Analysis of And Then There Were None’, Clues: A Journal of Detection, 3:1, (Spring-Summer 1982), 17-30; Abstract

Hark, Ina Rae, ‘Twelve Angry People: Conflicting Revelatory Strategies in Murder on the Orient Express’, Literature/Film Quarterly, 15:1 (1987), 36-42

Hirschberg, Stephen E., ‘Agatha Christie’s Works Are Not Legal Fictions’, Verbatim: The Language Quarterly, 14:4 (Spring 1988), 7-9

Hodges, Robert R., ‘The Secret of Roger Ackroyd: A Biographical Reading’, Clues: A Journal of Detection, 8:1 (Spring-Summer 1987), 127-136; Abstract

Jones, Mary Jane, ‘The spinster detective’, Journal of Communication, 25:2, 106-12

Knepper, Marty S. ‘Miss Marple’s St Mary Mead: a geographical mystery solved?’ Clues: A Journal of Detection, 25:4 (2007), 37-51

Knepper , Marty S, ‘The CurtainFalls: Agatha Christie’s Last Novels’, Clues: A Journal of Detection, 23:4 (Summer 2005), 69-85

Knepper, Marty S., ‘Agatha Christie’s The Mystery of the Blue Train: “Easily the Worst Book”?’, Clues: A Journal of Detection, 22:1 (Spring-Summer 2001), 33-39; Abstract

Knepper, Marty S., ‘The Mystery of Lucy Eyelesbarrow’s Matrimonial Future in Agatha Christie’s What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw!’, Clues: A Journal of Detection, 17:2 (Fall-Winter 1996), 43-58; Abstract

Krouse, Agate Nesaule, and Margot Peters, ‘Why Women Kill’, Journal of Communication, 25:2, 98-104 [a study of Christie’s female murderers]

Kyzlinková, Lidia, ‘Social Issues in Agatha Christie’s Mysteries: Class, Crime, Country, Clothes and Children’, Brno Studies in English, 23 (1997), 115-29; Full Text 

Osoba, Margaret, ‘The strange case of Monsieur Poiret: was he the inspiration for Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot?’, Book and Magazine Collector, 195 (2000), 27-34

McDiarmid, John F., ‘The Quality of Play: Agatha Christie among British Mystery Writers’, Mid-Hudson Language Studies, 5 (1982), 91-105

Mezei, Kathy, ‘Spinsters, Surveillance, and Speech: The Case of Miss Marple, Miss Mole, and Miss Jekyll’, Journal of Modern Literature, 30:2 (Winter 2007), 103-20; Abstract

Mukherjee, Purnima, ‘Miss Marple: A Version of Christie’s Justice’, Journal of the Department of English (Calcutta, India), 31:1-2 (2004-2005), 29-32

Reel, Jerome V., Jr., ‘Hold Up a Mirror’, Clues: A Journal of Detection, 5:2 (Fall-Winter 1984), 97-110; Abstract

Revzin, I. and Julian I. Graffy (translator), ‘Notes on the Semiotic Analysis of Detective Novels: With Examples from the Novels of Agatha Christie’, New Literary History, 9:2 (1978), 385-88

Ritchie, John, ‘Agatha Christie’s England, 1918-39: Sickness in the Heart and Sickness in Society as Seen in the Detective Thriller’, Australian National University Historical Journal, 9 (December 1972), 3-9

Robertson, Sandra D.. ‘Domesticated Murder: Or, the Butler Usually Doesn’t Do It: Characterization in Agatha Christie’, Clues: A Journal of Detection, 3:1 (Spring-Summer 1982), 86-89; Abstract

Rowland, Susan, ‘The Wasteland and the Grail Knight: Myth and Cultural Criticism in Detective Fiction’, Clues: A Journal of Detection, 28:2 (Fall 2010), 44-54 [comparative study of Christie with Reginald Hill and MichelleSpring, arguing that all detective fiction is essentially mythical]

Ryan-Fazilleau, Sue, ‘Kerry Greenwood’s ‘Rewriting’ of Agatha Christie’, Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature, 7 (2007), 59-70

Thomas, G. W., ‘Murder in Mesopotamia: Agatha Christie in the Middle East’, Armchair Detective, 27:3 (1994), 278-83

Vipond, M., ‘Agatha Christie’s Women’, International Fiction Review, 8:2 (Summer 1981), 119-123; Full Text

Warren, Craig A., ‘Gender and Moral Immaturity in Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None’, CEA Critic, 73:1 (2010), 51-63

Watkins, Gareth, Crimes of Conscience: Morality and Justice in Doyle and Christie, Crimeculture, Summer 2007; Full Text

Weinkauf, Mary S., ‘Miss Jane Marple and Aging in Literature’, Clues: A Journal of Detection, 1:1 (Spring 1980), 32-40; Abstract

White, William, ‘Agatha Christie: A First Checklist of Secondary Sources’ Bulletin of Bibliography, 36 (1979), 14-17, 49

White, William, ‘Agatha Christie: Additions to Secondary Sources’, Bulletin of Bibliography, 40:2 (1983), 84-89

Whitney, Sarah E., ‘A Hidden Body in the Library: Mary Westmacott, Agatha Christie, and Emotional Violence’, Clues: A Journal of Detection, 29:1 (Spring 2011), 37-50

Williams, Merryn, ‘Henry James’ The Wings of the Dove: Agatha Christie’s Endless Night’, Notes and Queries, 54:2 (2007), 167

Wilson, Barrie A., ‘Pattern in Plot: The Hermeneutical Dimension to Agatha Christie’s Novels’, Clues: A Journal of Detection, 8:1 (Spring-Summer 1987), 21-39; Abstract

Wynne, Nancy Blue, ‘The Baker Street-Devon Connection: The Influence of the Sherlock Holmes Stories on Agatha Christie’s Early Work’, Baker Street Journal, 27, 6-10

Yiannitsaros, Christopher, “‘Tea and scandal at four-thirty’: Fantasies of Englishness and Agatha Christie’s Fiction of the 1930s and 1940s.” Clues: A Journal of Detection 35:2 (Fall 2017), 78-88


Bernthal, J.C., ‘A Queer Approach to Agatha Christie, 1920-1952,’ PhD, University of Exeter, 2015; Abstract

Danielová, Klára, ‘Changing Images of the Police in Selected Texts by Agatha Christie and Phyllis Dorothy James’, Mgr., Masaryk University, 2012; Full Text

Devereux, D.M., ‘Through the Magnifying Glass: Exploring British Society in the Golden Age Detective Fiction of Agatha Christie and Ngaio Marsh’, MA, University of Canterbury, 2012; Full Text

Hrkalová, Eva, ‘Theatrical and Meta-theatrical Elements in Some Whodunits by Agatha Christie and Ngaio Marsh’, Mgr, Masaryk University, 2012; Full Text

Korshin, Paul J, ‘Agatha Christie: A Feminist Reassessment’, PhD., University of Pennsylvania, 1999; Abstract

Lindqvist, Caroline, ‘Suspect Behaviour: A Gender Perspective on Male and Female Characters in Two Detective Novels by Agatha Christie’, BA, Linnaeus University, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Department of Languages, 2013; Full Text

Pardue, Mary Jane, ‘The Mystery of Mass Appeal: Critical Clues to the Success of Agatha Christie’, Ph.D., 1988; Abstract

Storm, Marjolijn, ‘Agatha Christie’s “The Mysterious Affair at Styles”: a case study in Dutch and German translation cultures using corpus linguistic tools’, Ph.D, University of Birmingham, 2012; Abstract

Wu, Chia-Ying, ‘The Importance of Being Cosy: Agatha Christie and Golden Age British Detective Fiction’, Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 2007; Abstract

Yang, Anson, ‘Introduction to Fiction: Characterizations and Literary Techniques in Marple Novels’, Ph.D., University of Missouri, 1999

Christopher Charles Yiannitsaros ‘Deadly Domesticity: Agatha Christie’s ‘Middlebrow’ Gothic, 1930-1970′ PhD University of Warwick, 2016; Abstract


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