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dc.contributor.authorStrahan, Jeremy
dc.description.abstractIn both present-day media and criticism, the character of Irene Adler looms over any other female figures within the Doyle canon, continuing into modern adaptations. However, the original stories, particularly the short story case files, contain a cast of female characters serving a wide array of roles as clients, assistants, witnesses, accomplices, and even vigilantes. While diverse in scope, the case files highlight the drama of middle and upper-class marriage, struggles centered around the reality of Victorian-era values on love, marriage, and masculinity; the stories’ critique focuses on the abuse of these values for personal gain by male figures and the need for Sherlock Holmes to remedy the situation.en_US
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dc.subjectAdler, Irene (Fictitious character) -- Fictionen_US
dc.subjectDoyle, Arthur Conan, -- 1859-1930 -- Characters -- Sherlock Holmesen_US
dc.subjectDoyle, Arthur Conan, -- 1859-1930 -- Criticism and interpretationen_US
dc.subjectDetective and mystery stories, English -- History and criticismen_US
dc.subjectWomen in literatureen_US
dc.subjectSex role in literatureen_US
dc.titleMarriage & scandal : Sherlock Holmes’s treatment of women in the Doyle Canonen_US
dc.title.alternativeMarriage and scandal : Sherlock Holmes’s treatment of women in the Doyle Canonen_US
dc.description.institutionSUNY College at New Paltz
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