Sherlock Holmes and Conan Doyle: Multi-Media Afterlives

Hardcover | November 13, 2012

EditorS. Vanacker, C. Wynne

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Sherlock Holmes is an iconic figure within cultural narratives. More recently, Conan Doyle has also appeared as a fictional figure in contemporary novels and films, confusing the boundaries between fiction and reality. This collection investigates how Holmes and Doyle have gripped the public imagination to become central figures of modernity.

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Sherlock Holmes is an iconic figure within cultural narratives. More recently, Conan Doyle has also appeared as a fictional figure in contemporary novels and films, confusing the boundaries between fiction and reality. This collection investigates how Holmes and Doyle have gripped the public imagination to become central figures of mod...

SABINE VANACKER is Lecturer in English at the University of Hull, UK. Her previous publications include Reflecting on Miss Marple (1991, co-authored with Marion Shaw), and articles in various journals and edited collections. CATHERINE WYNNE is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Hull, UK. She is author of The Colonial Cona...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:November 13, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230300502

ISBN - 13:9780230300507

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Table of Contents

Introduction; C.Wynne
The Case of the Multiplying Millions: Sherlock Holmes in Advertising; A.J.Field
Sherlock Holmes and the Politics of Adaptation; N.McCaw
'Open the window, then!': Filmic Interpretation of Gothic Conventions in Brian Mills's The Hound of the Baskervilles; T.Scarborough
The Curious Case of the Kingdom of Shadows: The Transmogrification of Sherlock Holmes in the Cinematic Imagination; H.O'Brien
Sherlock Holmes, Italian Anarchists and Torpedoes: The Case of a Manuscript Recovered in Italy; C.Capancioni
Sherlock's Progress Through History: Feminist Revisions of Holmes; S.Vanacker
Sherlock Holmes Reloaded: Holmes: Videogames and Multiplicity; S.Mukherjee
Sherlock Holmes Version 2.0: Adapting Doyle in the Twenty-First Century; B.Nicol
The Strange Case of the Scientist Who Believed in Spiritualism; A.Lycett
Channelling the Past: Arthur & George in Neo-Victorian Biography; P.Pulham
Arthur Conan Doyle's Appearances as a Detective in Historical Crime Fiction; J.S.Palmer
Sherlock Holmes in Fairyland: The Afterlife of Arthur Conan Doyle; C.Bloom
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