Monthly Archives: February 2013

Sherlock Holmes licencing issue reaches breaking point

There has been a dramatic development involving the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Estate and the licencing of the characters Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson. Holmesian scholar Leslie S. Klinger has filed a civil action in the United States District Court … Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes, Doyle and issues of race

A new Sherlock Holmes story makes me turn back to the original canon and think about Conan Doyle’s attitudes towards issues of race. I’ve just finished reading Anomalous by Samuel Williams Jr. It is, I believe, the first Sherlock Holmes … Continue reading

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