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Detective Fiction: Crime And Compromise

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Published March 1st 1974 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P (first published 1974)
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"Detective Fiction: Crime and Compromise" by Dick Allen and David Chacko from 1974, is an anthology apparently intended for a college class on detective and mystery fiction—or as it states in the Preface, "a form of popualr fiction that is forever concerned with the basic questions of 'right' and 'wrong' in human behavior."

Allen and Chacko included short stories, selected passages from novels, two poems, and a final section of essays by writers in the genre, organized into four sections: Manifes
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Dick Allen is an American poet, literary critic and academic, who is serving a five-year term as poet laureate of the state of Connecticut from July 1, 2010, through June 30, 2015. His book This Shadowy Place received the 2013 The New Criterion Poetry Prize.

Allen has retired from his position as Charles A. Dana Endowed Chair Professor at the University of Bridgeport. He has been co-editor of sever
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