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Insights Blog: Sherlock Holmes Was Here?

A few weeks ago I wrote a piece for the blog of the John W Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, called Insights, about some research I had been … Continue reading

June 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Between the Canon and the Commons

My time at the Library of Congress’s Kluge Center is coming to an end. This is sad news. It might also come as a surprise to many (any?) of you … Continue reading

May 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

REVIEW- Sherlock Holmes

Originally posted on the Exhibitionologist:
We begin the Museum of London’s tour of the cultural phenomenon that is Sherlock Holmes with a dizzying wall of television screens, showing the world’s most…

March 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Uncovering The Sherlockian Atlas

“Let’s see if he can figure out which way to go”, chuckled Steve behind me, as I emerged from the stairwell and tried to walk into a cupboard. He was addressing … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

Dead Authors

In October, before I left the UK for my fellowship at the Kluge Center, my supervisor and I were discussing the idea of character afterlives. This topic of conversation came … Continue reading

December 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Clueless in the Kluge (that’s ‘Kloo-gee’ to you, sunshine)

Usually I hate working in an office. The feeling of having to be somewhere each and every day, having to start work at a certain time and stop (or ‘stop’) … Continue reading

November 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

“It’s all the same stuff as before, isn’t it?” – Conference Season: Part 4

A few months ago I began a series on being a fresh PhDer at academic conferences. In this, the fourth post, I want to talk about my experience of turning my MA … Continue reading

September 23, 2014 · Leave a comment