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Sherlock's Sisters

The British Female Detective, 1864-1913

Sherlock's Sisters( )
Author: Kestner, Joseph A.
Series title:The Nineteenth Century Ser.
ISBN:978-0-7546-0481-5
Publication Date:Apr 2017
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $160.00
Book Description:

Sherlock's Sisters: The British Female Detective, 1864-1913 examines the fictional female detective in Victorian and Edwardian literature. This character, originating in the 1860s, configures a new representation of women in narratives of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This analysis explores female empowerment through professional unofficial or official detection, especially as this surveillance illuminates legal, moral, gendered, institutional, criminal, punitive, judicial,...
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Book Details
Pages:280
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Mystery & Detective
Literary Criticism / Women Authors
Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.24 x 9.321 x 1.053 Inches
Book Weight:1.1 Pounds



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