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Sherlock Holmes for the 21st Century [electronic resource] : Essays on New Adaptations

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780786468409Publication details: Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9781476600574
Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Sherlock Holmes for the 21st Century : Essays on New AdaptationsDDC classification:
  • 791.43651
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Contents:
Cover; Table of Contents; Introduction: In Search of the Real Sherlock Holmes; 1. The Noble Bachelor and the Crooked Man: Subtext and Sexuality in the BBC's Sherlock (Carlen Lavigne); 2. Sex and the Single Sleuth (Anissa M. Graham and Jennifer C. Garlen); 3. ""Bromance is so passé"": Robert Downey, Jr.'s Queer Paratexts (Kayley Thomas); 4. The Watson Effect: Civilizing the Sociopath (April Toadvine); 5. ""Don't Make People into Heroes, John"": (Re/De)Constructing the Detective as Hero (Francesca M. Marinaro and Kayley Thomas)
13. True to Their Victorian Roots: The House of Silk (Lynnette Porter)14. Bookends of the Great Detective's Life: Neil Gaiman's Award-Winning Pastiches (Lynnette Porter); About the Contributors; Index
6. Making the Transition: The Modern Adaptation and Recreation (Ana E. La Paz)7. A Singular Case of Identity: Holmesian Shapeshifting (Rhonda Harris Taylor); 8. The Process of Elimination: The Americanization of Sherlock Holmes (Lynnette Porter); 9. The ""Great Game"" of Information: The BBC's Digital Native (Rhonda Harris Taylor); 10. Detecting the Technocratic Detective (Svetlana Bochman); 11. Investigating Victorian Propriety in Money Matters (Svetlana Bochman); 12. Welcome to London: The Role of the Cinematic Tourist (Lynnette Porter)
Summary: The 21st century is a good time to be Sherlock Holmes. He stars in the recent Guy Ritchie films, with Robert Downey, Jr., playing the great detective; an internationally popular BBC television series, featuring Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock; a novel sanctioned by the Arthur Conan Doyle Estate; and dozens of additional novels and short stories, including two by Neil Gaiman. Add to this video games, comic books, and fan-created works, plus a potent Internet and social media presence. Holmes' London has even become a prime destination for cinematic tourists. The evidence is clearly laid out in
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Cover; Table of Contents; Introduction: In Search of the Real Sherlock Holmes; 1. The Noble Bachelor and the Crooked Man: Subtext and Sexuality in the BBC's Sherlock (Carlen Lavigne); 2. Sex and the Single Sleuth (Anissa M. Graham and Jennifer C. Garlen); 3. ""Bromance is so passé"": Robert Downey, Jr.'s Queer Paratexts (Kayley Thomas); 4. The Watson Effect: Civilizing the Sociopath (April Toadvine); 5. ""Don't Make People into Heroes, John"": (Re/De)Constructing the Detective as Hero (Francesca M. Marinaro and Kayley Thomas)

13. True to Their Victorian Roots: The House of Silk (Lynnette Porter)14. Bookends of the Great Detective's Life: Neil Gaiman's Award-Winning Pastiches (Lynnette Porter); About the Contributors; Index

6. Making the Transition: The Modern Adaptation and Recreation (Ana E. La Paz)7. A Singular Case of Identity: Holmesian Shapeshifting (Rhonda Harris Taylor); 8. The Process of Elimination: The Americanization of Sherlock Holmes (Lynnette Porter); 9. The ""Great Game"" of Information: The BBC's Digital Native (Rhonda Harris Taylor); 10. Detecting the Technocratic Detective (Svetlana Bochman); 11. Investigating Victorian Propriety in Money Matters (Svetlana Bochman); 12. Welcome to London: The Role of the Cinematic Tourist (Lynnette Porter)

The 21st century is a good time to be Sherlock Holmes. He stars in the recent Guy Ritchie films, with Robert Downey, Jr., playing the great detective; an internationally popular BBC television series, featuring Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock; a novel sanctioned by the Arthur Conan Doyle Estate; and dozens of additional novels and short stories, including two by Neil Gaiman. Add to this video games, comic books, and fan-created works, plus a potent Internet and social media presence. Holmes' London has even become a prime destination for cinematic tourists. The evidence is clearly laid out in