The Unpopular Opinions of Dorothy L. Sayers.
Sayers on Holmes, Essays and Fiction on Sherlock Holmes, introd. Alzina Stone Dale (2001; booklet of 54 pages reprinting various Holmesian essays by Sayers, and including a previously unpublished BBC radio script, broadcast in 1954, in which an 8-year-old Lord Peter brings Holmes a problem of a missing cat).
These essays, as well as a transcription of an original radio play featuring a young Peter Death Bredon Wimsey and Sherlock Holmes, are reprinted in the slim volume by The Mythopoeic Press entitled Sayers on Holmes: Essays and Fiction on Sherlock Holmes. The essays are lovely examples of canonical scholarship and show Sayers’ skill as a.
The Sherlockian game (also known as the Holmesian game, the Great Game or simply the Game) is the pastime of attempting to resolve anomalies and clarify implied details about Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson from the 56 short stories and four novels that make up the Sherlock Holmes Canon by Arthur Conan Doyle.It treats Holmes and Watson as real people and uses aspects of the canonical stories.
During Doyle's early Sherlock Holmes fame, he was invited to assist Scotland Yard with their enquiries into the Jack the Ripper murders. The invitation to Doyle was used to deflect public criticism of the police force with regard to their failure to solve the crimes.
Sherlock Holmes, fictional character created by the Scottish writer Arthur Conan Doyle.The prototype for the modern mastermind detective, Holmes first appeared in Conan Doyle’s A Study in Scarlet, published in Beeton’s Christmas Annual of 1887. As the world’s first and only “consulting detective,” he pursued criminals throughout Victorian and Edwardian London, the south of England.
The potential in Holmes does not come out to the maximum due to the effects of his lifestyle. The boys Sherlock Holmes has put an emphasis on the neglection of societal values in the days of Holmes. I have observed the connection between the fall of a society and the failure to fully use the literature.
Dorothy L. Sayers was a pretty big fan of Sherlock Holmes. In fact, she even wrote a little bit of “fanfiction”! In April of 1934, she was one of the founding members of the Sherlock Holmes Society and she wrote several essays on aspects relating to the Holmes’ canon.