Re: RARA-AVIS: "The Simple Art of Murder" (essay)

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Mon, 04 Jan 1999 12:08:22 -0500 Jay Gertzman asks:

<< It is not stated in the Vintage paperback just when this essay was
written. Is it about Marlowe at all, or more about Chandler?>>

It first appeared in December, 1944, in the Atlantic Monthly. It was
revised for Haycraft's _The Art of the Mystery Story_ (1946), and this
was then reprinted.


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