Essays Tagged: "Harriet Vane"

The role of women in detective fiction in the works of Agatha Christie's - A Body in the Library vs Dorothy Sayers - Strong Poison.

er Wimsey, enlists the help of women employed by the typist bureau in order to advance his case for Harriet Vane. Interestingly, Harriet Vane is a female detective writer, but Sayers chooses to make t ... final goal of helping Mr. Bantry. In Strong Poison, however, Wimsey takes the case out of love for Harriet Vane, so in reality he is serving her. In this sense, it could be justified that Sayers is r ...

(9 pages) 17 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Vocation in Gaudy Night

35. It is the tenth novel of the Lord Peter Wimsey's detective series and the third novel featuring Harriet Vane. It can be classified as being part of the "cosy detective story" genre. In this novel, ... eunion of former students dressed in academic gowns attending a formal dinner at university. There, Harriet meets her former fellow students and sees what have become of them. She also meets her forme ...

(30 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers