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

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

Label
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
Genre
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
Member of
Cataloging source
REDDC
Dewey number
823/.08720908
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR878.D4
LC item number
F73 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Palgrave studies in nineteenth-century writing and culture
Label
Victorian detective fiction and the nature of evidence : the scientific investigations of Poe, Dickens, and Doyle, Lawrence Frank
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 208-240) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Edgar Allan Poe -- "The Murders in the Rue Morgue": Edgar Allan Poe's Evolutionary Reverie -- "The Gold-Bug," Hieroglyphics, and the Historical Imagination -- Charles Dickens -- Bleak House, the Nebular Hypothesis and a Crisis in Narrative -- News from the Dead: Archaeology, Detection, and The Mystery of Edwin Drood -- 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
Control code
ocm70754892
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 249 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780230279704
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
  • 10.1057/9780230279704
  • 10.1057/9781403919328
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
268228
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b23235858
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)70754892
  • pebcs0230279708

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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