TITLE

Watson Falls Asleep: Narrative Frustration and Sherlock Holmes

AUTHOR(S)
Krasner, James
PUB. DATE
October 1997
SOURCE
English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920;1997, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p424
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Explores the functions of anxiety in the Sherlock Holmes detective stories by Arthur Conan Doyle. Reasons behind the popularity of Sherlock Holmes stories; Narrative structure of the stories that revealed a certain extent of frustrations; Method used by Holmes that elevates him as a representative of social order; Main descriptive technique used by the character of Watson in the stories.
ACCESSION #
15768503

 

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