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The Complete Sherlock Holmes

Author : Arthur Conan Doyle
ISBN : 0099529939
Genre : Fiction
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DIVDIVDIVDIVFrom The Adventure of the Gloria Scott to His Last Bow we follow the illustrious career of this quintessential British hero from his university days to his final case. Sherlock Holmes's efforts to uncover the truth take him all over the world and into conflict with all manner of devious criminals and dangerous villains, but thankfully his legendary powers of deduction and his faithful companion Dr. Watson are more than up to the challenge.DIVDIVDIVDIVSir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930) produced more than 30 books, 150 short stories, poems, plays and essays across a wide range of genres. His most famous creation is the detective Sherlock Holmes, who he introduced in his first novelA Study in Scarlet. P. D. James is an award-winning author whose titles includeDeath in Holy Orders,The Lighthouse, andThe Murder Room.
Category: Fiction

Sherlock Holmes And Conan Doyle

Author : S. Vanacker
ISBN : 9781137291561
Genre : Literary Criticism
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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.
Category: Literary Criticism

Contemporary Hispanic Crime Fiction

Author : G. Close
ISBN : 9780230614635
Genre : Social Science
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This study examines representations of the cityscape and of a so-called "new urban violence" in both detective-centered and detectiveless crime fiction produced in Spanish America and Spain during recent decades. It documents the emergence and permutations of this production as an index not only of local perceptions of contemporary urban experience and of a contemporary urban "ecology of fear," but also as a transnational index of the globalization of literary forms and markets. It centers on the inscription of urban space in novels set in the metropolitan centers of the Hispanic World: Mexico City, Bogota, Buenos Aires, and Barcelona.
Category: Social Science

Silent Mystery And Detective Movies

Author : Ken Wlaschin
ISBN : 9780786454297
Genre : Performing Arts
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The silent film era was known in part for its cliffhanger serials and air of suspense that kept audiences returning to theaters week after week. Icons such as Douglas Fairbanks, Laurel and Hardy, Lon Chaney and Harry Houdini were among those who graced the dark and shadowy screen. This reference guide to silent films with mystery and detective content lists more than 1,500 titles in one of entertainment’s most popular and enduring genres. While most of the films examined are from North America, mystery films from around the world are included.
Category: Performing Arts

Bodies And Texts

Author : Claire Taylor
ISBN : 9781904350125
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Considers the novels of three Latin American writers, the Argentinian Griselda Gambaro, the Colombian Albalucia ngel, and the Mexican Laura Esquivel, and examines their work in relation to the formation of feminine identity.
Category: Literary Criticism

Resisting Invisibility

Author : Diana Aramburu
ISBN : 9781487504595
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book examines representations of the female body in the early phases of contemporary Spanish crime literature.
Category: Literary Criticism

Sherlock Holmes

Author : Charles R. Putney
ISBN : UOM:39015038145978
Genre : Fiction
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"At a recent conference hosted by the Baker Street Breakfast Club, scholars and devotees of Sherlock Holmes presented papers on imitations and variations of the famous sleuth in the detective fiction genre and beyond. As a hero of popular culture and an established literary figure, Sherlock Holmes has become the benchmark by which new detectives and mysteries are judged." "The essays in Sherlock Holmes: Victorian Sleuth to Modern Hero offer insights on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's treatment of urbanization, the advent of the information age, and the work ethic; they also illuminate how later literature compares with the original Sherlock Holmes books thematically and stylistically. From the original model for Sherlock Holmes to the character's portrayal on film, from analysis of the role of masculine power in the texts to analysis of the female rivals of Holmes, this book traces the ever-increasing variety of perspectives on Holmes and the way the original character has been adapted and re-envisioned."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Category: Fiction