Mystery in Children's Literature: From the Rational to the Supernatural


Mystery in Children's Literature charts a development from religious mystery through rationally solved detective fictions to insoluble supernatural and horror mysteries. Written by internationally recognized scholars in the field, these 13 original essays offer challenging and innovative readings of both classic and popular mysteries for children. This volume will be essential and stimulating for anyone with an interest in children's literature or in mystery fiction.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Adrienne E. Gavin
  • Christopher Routledge
  • Pat Pinsent
  • Mary Jeanette Moran
  • Troy Boone
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2001


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