I’m beyond thrilled to announce a new publication. The Ageless Agatha Christie: Essays on the Mysteries and the Legacy was published by McFarland ahead of schedule in February 2016. I received my author copies on 23rd February.
Hot off the press! The first English language edited collection of #AgathaChristie scholarship (and my first book!). pic.twitter.com/QOCxs6NQFa
— Dr Jamie Bernthal (@jcbernthal) February 23, 2016
This is the first English language edited collection of academic essays on Christie. It’s amazing to me that this hasn’t been done before and I am thrilled to have edited this collection of timely and insightful essays.
When Agatha Christie died in 1976, she was the bestselling mystery writer in history. This collection of new essays brings fresh perspectives to Christie scholarship with new readings and discussions of little-known aspects of her life, career and legacy. The contributors explore her relationship with modernism, the relevance of queer theory, television adaptations, issues with translations, information behavior theory, feminist readings, postcolonial tribute novels, celebrity culture and heritage cinema. The final word is given to fans in an editorial that collates testimonies from readers, collectors and enthusiasts.
Twitter is already being very nice!
Highly recommended for Agatha fans! (not necessarily with a hair clip sticking out if it!) pic.twitter.com/leOskoieVT
— Sophie Hannah (@sophiehannahCB1) February 26, 2016
This looks BRILLIANT! https://t.co/fd3hRksDt5
— EMMA REES (@EMMAREES) February 23, 2016
Bit of blogging on @jcbernthal‘s brilliant new book “The Ageless Agatha” and my chapter in it on the Mr Quin stories https://t.co/jL4m0WuLLe
— Dr Beyer (@beyer_char) February 24, 2016
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The following content from McFarland & Co.
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