Cost and Registration Information
Early Registration Price (by May 19): $120
Regular Price (after May 19): $132
How did Sherlock Holmes become the global figure of the detective par excellence? We will trace the development of detective fiction and discuss Arthur Conan Doyle’s short stories and his best-known novel, The Hound of the Baskervilles. In addition, we will look at the astonishing and spectacular afterlife of Sherlock Holmes, from his influence on science to his eminence in film and TV. One session.
Elzbieta Foeller-Pituch is the Assistant Director of the Chabraja Center for Historical Studies at Northwestern University, where she also teaches literature classes.
- Selected Sherlock Holmes stories, all by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: “A Scandal in Bohemia,” “The Boscombe Valley Mystery,” “The Man with the Twisted Lip,” “The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle,” “The Adventure of Silver Blaze,” “The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor,” “The Adventure of the Crooked Man,” in total about 99 pages, available online at: http://www.sherlockian.net/canon/
- The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyble, about 106 pages, available online: https://literature.org/authors/doyle-arthur-conan/hound/
- Since this is a one-day seminar, all of the reading needs to be done prior to arrival.