Sherlock Holmes and Conan Doyle

Multi-Media Afterlives

Editors: Vanacker, S., Wynne, C. (Eds.)

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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.

About the authors

CLIVE BLOOM Emeritus Professor of English and American Studies at Middlesex University, UK CLAUDIA CAPANCIONI Lecturer in English at Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln, UK AMANDA J. FIELD was advertising and promotions manager of IBM UK until she left to pursue academic study, gaining an MA and a PhD in Film Studies from the University of Southampton , UK ANDREW LYCETT Biographer of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature NEIL MCCAW Reader in Literature and Culture at the University of Winchester, UK SOUVIK MUKHERJEE Researcher examining how videogames inform and challenge current conceptions of technicity, identity and culture BRAN NICOL Reader in Modern and Contemporary Literature at the University of Portsmouth, UK HARVEY O'BRIEN Lecturer in Film Studies at University College Dublin, Ireland JENNIFER S. PALMER Retired teacher and independent scholar PATRICIA PULHAM Reader in Victorian Literature at the University of Portsmouth, UK TERRY SCARBOROUGH College Professor in the Department of English at Okanagan College, Kelowna, Canada

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Introduction: From Baker Street to Undershaw and Beyond

    Pages 1-18

    Wynne, Catherine

  • The Case of the Multiplying Millions: Sherlock Holmes in Advertising

    Pages 19-35

    Field, Amanda J.

  • Sherlock Holmes and a Politics of Adaptation

    Pages 36-48

    McCaw, Neil

  • ‘Open the Window, Then!’: Filmic Interpretation of Gothic Conventions in Brian Mills’s The Hound of the Baskervilles1

    Pages 49-63

    Scarborough, Terry

  • The Curious Case of the Kingdom of Shadows: The Transmogrification of Sherlock Holmes in the Cinematic Imagination

    Pages 64-79

    O’Brien, Harvey

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sherlock Holmes and Conan Doyle
Book Subtitle
Multi-Media Afterlives
Editors
  • S. Vanacker
  • C. Wynne
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-29156-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137291561
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-30050-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-33622-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 220
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