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Conan Doyle : writing, profession, and practice

Author: Douglas Kerr
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ. in paperbackView all editions and formats
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Conan Doyle: Writing, Profession, and Practice approaches Conan Doyle's writing in terms of themes such as sport, science, crime, and empire, finding within it a complex and surprising interpretation  Read more...

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Named Person: Arthur Conan Doyle
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Kerr
ISBN: 9780198728078 0198728077 9780199674947 0199674949
OCLC Number: 911202466
Description: XII, 273 Seiten
Contents: 1. INTRODUCTION ; Practice ; Profession ; 2. SPORT ; Sport and the nation ; The straight left ; A nation of amateurs ; 3. MEDICINE ; The statement of the case ; The consultants ; In general practice ; The cold detective ; 4 SCIENCE ; The curious adventure in Berlin ; Monsters and committees ; Thinking like a scientist ; 5 LAW AND ORDER ; Crimes and punishments ; Edalji's eyes ; 6 ARMY AND EMPIRE ; Soldier boys ; Army ; Empire ; 7 SPIRIT ; Church ; Spiritualism ; Fairies ; The new life
Responsibility: Douglas Kerr.

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finely nuanced ... a complex study of a writer whose legacy remains striking and memorable, but never simple. * Christopher Metress, English Literature in Translation * It is one of the great Read more...

 
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