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Clarke, Clare

Late Victorian Crime Fiction in the Shadows of Sherlock

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Clare Clarke

2. ‘Ordinary Secret Sinners’: Robert Louis Stevenson’s Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1886)
Clare Clarke

3. ‘The Most Popular Book of Modern Times’: Fergus Hume’s The Mystery of a Hansom Cab (1886)
Clare Clarke

4. ‘L’homme c’est rien — l’oeuvre c’est tout’: The Sherlock Holmes Stories and Work
Clare Clarke

5. Something for ‘the Silly Season’: Policing and the Press in Israel Zangwill’s The Big Bow Mystery (1891)
Clare Clarke

6. Tales of ‘Mean Streets’: The Criminal-Detective in Arthur Morrison’s The Dorrington Deed-Box (1897)
Clare Clarke

7. ‘A Criminal in Disguise’: Class and Empire in Guy Boothby’s A Prince of Swindlers (1897)
Clare Clarke

8. Conclusion
Clare Clarke

Keywords: Literature, Fiction, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Literary History

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Crime Files Series
Page amount
229 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230390546
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-35130-5

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