BeschreibungThe essays collected in this book trace the ever-increasing variety of perspectives on Holmes and the way the original character has been adapted and re-envisioned.
PortraitCharles R. Putney (BA, Drew University, MA, University of Delaware) is an independent consultant in grant writing and a member of the "Baker Street Breakfast Club," a scion society of the Baker Street Irregulars. Sally Sugarman, a professor at Bennington College in Vermont, and Joseph A. Cutshall King are also members of the society.
Pressestimmen...excellent collection of essays...each...worth an individual mention...demonstrate how exciting the academic approach to the Holmes stories from various disciplines...can be...I recommend it to anyone seeking a fresh approach to their favourite detective. Sherlock Holmes Gazette ...the contents are wonderfully varied and readable. It's a delightful, stimulating collection, and I recommend it to all who are interested in Sherlock Holmes. The District Messenger: Newsletter Of The Sherlock Holmes S A fine and essential volume for literary scholars of Holmes. Canadian Holmes ...a thoroughly welcome collection, and editors have done an excellent job of offering 24 of the papers from the conference... Monthly Newsletter For Sherlockians
Untertitel: From Victorian Sleuth to Modern Hero. black & white illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Scarecrow Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 1996
Seitenanzahl: 348 Seiten