Sherlock Holmes : Victorian sleuth to modern hero / edited by Charles R. Putney, Joseph A. Cutshall King, Sally Sugarman

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Subjects: Detective and mystery stories, English--History and criticism
Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character)
Private investigators in literature
Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930--Characters--Sherlock Holmes
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1996
LC Classification: P, PR
Table of Contents: Introduction / Sally Sugarman
1. Sherlock Holmes on Film: A Personal View / Nicholas Meyer 2
2. "Where Do You Get Your Ideas?" / Edward B. Hanna 10
3. They Were the Very Models of the Modern Information Age / James R. Wright 16
4. Headlines and Deadlines: How Sherlock Holmes Used the Press / Peter Calamai 25
5. The Other Side of the Coin in Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Red-Headed League" / Susan Elizabeth Sweeney 37
6. Profession and Performance: The Work Ethic of Sherlock Holmes / Marilyn Rye 64
7. Conan Doyle and Urbanization / Wilson J. Hoffman 81
8. "Data! Data! Data!": Holmesian Echoes in Star Trek: The Next Generation / Fred Erisman, Wendy Erisman 90
9. The Other Sherlock Holmes / Thomas M. Leitch 102
10. Sherlock Holmes: The Mythic Hero in Criminous Literature / David Skene-Melvin 117
11. The Female Rivals of Sherlock Holmes: Alternative Sleuths, Alternative Heroes / Ellen F. Higgins 135
12. The Representation of Victorian England in the Contemporary Detective Novel / Anthony Giffone 146
13. Secular Guardians of Sacred Justice: Fictional Detectives and Asceticism / Timothy R. Prchal 157
14. Sherlock Holmes and Sam Spade: Brothers under the Skin / Mary Rose Sullivan 170
15. The Holmesian World of John Le Carre: Another View of George Smiley / Steve Hecox 181
16. A Cervantine Reading of Conan Doyle: Interpolated Narrative in A Study in Scarlet / Christopher B. Weimer 196
17. Unlikely Kinsmen: Holmes and Iago / Thomas M. Kitts 211
18. Future Sherlocks Meet Future Shock: Detectives in Science Fiction / W. Russel Gray 222
19. The Canon and the Apocrypha / P. J. Campbell 234
20. William Gillette: America's Sherlock Lived the Role / Sally Buchanan Kinsey 245
21. Sherlock Holmes from Model Diagnostician to Medical Icon: The Physician's Changing Perspective / Philip K. Wilson 253
22. A Feminist Appraisal of Intellectual One-Upmanship in the Sherlock Holmes Stories / Sandra Kromm 267
23. The Hound of the Baskervilles: Doyle, Holmes, and the Unconscious / Walter Raubicheck 287
24. Masculine Power and the Ideal Reasoner: Sherlock Holmes, Technician-Hero / James W. Maertens 296
Index 323
About the Contributors 327
About the Editors 330
Additional Authors: Putney, Charles R
King, Joseph A. Cutshall
Sugarman, Sally
Notes: LCCN: 96007265
ISBN: 0810831805 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: xiii, 329 p. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 34412455
ISBN/ISSN: 0810831805

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