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Sherlock Holmes, to the civilized world, is the detective. Plagiarized, parodied, venerated and derided, he sprang instantly into existence and has consolidated his position ever since. At every major crime, correspondents to the press have proposed enlisting the aid of the great detective: from the turn of the century to the Great Train Robbery and beyond, the cry has gonSherlock Holmes, to the civilized world, is the detective. Plagiarized, parodied, venerated and derided, he sprang instantly into existence and has consolidated his position ever since. At every major crime, correspondents to the press have proposed enlisting the aid of the great detective: from the turn of the century to the Great Train Robbery and beyond, the cry has gone up: "Send for Homes!"Richard Lancelyn Greens's marvelously comprehensive selection of public contributions to the debate runs from early attempts to conscript Holmes for the billboards to the spiraling heights of Holmesian erudition. R.L. Green's own contribution, in the form of an introduction that describes the process of canonization (and stakes out a definitive cartography of Baker Street), provides a stabilizing ballast to a compilation that will delight the enthusiast and surprise the expert....

Title : The Sherlock Holmes Letters
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ISBN : 9780877451617
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 266 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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The Sherlock Holmes Letters Reviews

  • David
    2019-01-02 18:27

    Being a compilation of public letters about Holmes and Holmesiana from the time of the deerstalkered one's debut onwards.

  • Roberta
    2019-01-13 12:35

    It's difficult to remember the last time I was this bored. I had to hit myself to stay awake. It was like reading a pile of old fan mail -- not very interesting fan mail.