Anna Katharine Green | Critical Essay by Kathleen Woodward

This literature criticism consists of approximately 6 pages of analysis & critique of Anna Katharine Green.
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Critical Essay by Kathleen Woodward

SOURCE: "Anna Katharine Green," in The Bookman, New York, Vol. LXX, No. 2, October, 1929, pp. 168-70.

In the following essay, Woodward recalls her visit with Green in Buffalo, New York, during which the eighty-three-year-old author reflected on the differences between contemporary mystery stories and those written around the time The Leavenworth Case was first published.

I had not thought to meet a frail and diffident lady, who for the most part would talk to me about the felicities of her home, her husband and her children, when in the city of Buffalo I sought out the author who had given to President Wilson what he called his "most authentic thrills", and was described by Mr. Baldwin, when he was the Prime Minister of England, as the creator of "what I still believe to be the best detective stories ever written".

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