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Villains, Victims, and Violets: Agency and Feminism in the Original Sherlock Holmes Canon

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Modern writers have reconsidered every subject under the sun through the lens of Sherlock Holmes. The overlooked subject is agency: the opportunities available to these women for independence and control. What we find all too often are the silences around them. And yet, these clients--villains, victims, and Violets--are pivotal in the world of Sherlock Holmes.

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Paperback, 1, 338 pages
Published September 2019 by Brown Walker Press
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This collection of essays examines a range of women in the Sherlock Holmes stories. All of the authors are women who are knowledgeable either through their fiction or non-fiction works about the Holmes Canon. Each article provides depth and insight into the stories, putting them in the social context of England at this period in history. When several authors explore the same characters such as Maria Gibson and Kitty Winter, the different perspectives are enlightening, demonstrating the ...more
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