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The Resource Victorian detective fiction and the nature of evidence : the scientific investigations of Poe, Dickens, and Doyle, Lawrence Frank, (electronic book)

Victorian detective fiction and the nature of evidence : the scientific investigations of Poe, Dickens, and Doyle, Lawrence Frank, (electronic book)

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Victorian detective fiction and the nature of evidence : the scientific investigations of Poe, Dickens, and Doyle
Title
Victorian detective fiction and the nature of evidence
Title remainder
the scientific investigations of Poe, Dickens, and Doyle
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence Frank
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this innovative book, now available in paperback for the first time, Frank investigates an intertextual exchange between nineteenth-century historical disciplines (philology, cosmology, geology archaeology and Darwin's theories of evolutionary biology) and the detective fictions of Poe, Dickens, and Doyle
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Cataloging source
UK-WkNB
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Frank, Lawrence
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
essays
Series statement
Palgrave studies in nineteenth-century writing and culture
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  • Detective and mystery stories, English
  • Literature and science
  • Popular literature
  • Forensic sciences
  • English fiction
  • Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character)
  • Private investigators in literature
  • Evidence, Criminal, in literature
  • Science in literature
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Holmes, Sherlock
Label
Victorian detective fiction and the nature of evidence : the scientific investigations of Poe, Dickens, and Doyle, Lawrence Frank, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in: 2003
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Acknowledgements -- Introduction: Contexts -- PART I: EDGAR ALLAN POE --'The Murders in the Rue Morgue': Edgar Allan Poe's Evolutionary Reverie -- 'The Gold-Bug', Hieroglyphics, and the Historical Imagination -- PART II: CHARLES DICKENS -- Bleak House, the Nebular Hypothesis, and a Crisis in Narrative News from the Dead: Archaeology, Detection and The Mystery of Edwin Drood -- PART III: ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE -- Sherlock Holmes and 'The Book of Life' -- Reading the Gravel Page: Lyell, Darwin and Doyle -- The Hound of the Baskervilles, the Man on the Tor, and a Metaphor for the Mind Epilogue: 'A Retrospection' -- Notes -- Index
Extent
264 p.
File format
one file format
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780230230309
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unknown
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
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unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Requires Adobe Reader
Label
Victorian detective fiction and the nature of evidence : the scientific investigations of Poe, Dickens, and Doyle, Lawrence Frank, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Originally published in: 2003
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Acknowledgements -- Introduction: Contexts -- PART I: EDGAR ALLAN POE --'The Murders in the Rue Morgue': Edgar Allan Poe's Evolutionary Reverie -- 'The Gold-Bug', Hieroglyphics, and the Historical Imagination -- PART II: CHARLES DICKENS -- Bleak House, the Nebular Hypothesis, and a Crisis in Narrative News from the Dead: Archaeology, Detection and The Mystery of Edwin Drood -- PART III: ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE -- Sherlock Holmes and 'The Book of Life' -- Reading the Gravel Page: Lyell, Darwin and Doyle -- The Hound of the Baskervilles, the Man on the Tor, and a Metaphor for the Mind Epilogue: 'A Retrospection' -- Notes -- Index
Extent
264 p.
File format
one file format
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780230230309
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Requires Adobe Reader

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