Amelia Butterworth
A pioneering spinster detective by Anna Katharine Green
Inspector Ebenezer Gryce and Amelia Butterworth.
AMELIA BUTTERWORTH: A PIONEERING SPINSTER DETECTIVE BY ANNA KATHARINE GREEN

Table of contents

Table of contents

Introduction

Framing the Spinster Detective

Contextualising the detective genre

Characteristics of detective novels

Authors dealing with mystery stories before and after Anna Katharine Green

The ‘Mother of Detective Fiction’: Anna Katharine Green

The arrival of the spinster detective

Amelia Butterworth as the first spinster detective

An Analysis of the First Spinster Detective

That Affair Next Door

Lost Man’s Lane
A Second Episode in the Life of Amelia Butterworth

The Circular Study

Conclusions

Bibliography and Webgraphy

Annex

A. 1

A. 2

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