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He Leaves His Face in the Funeral Car dHey were interpreted very wrongly An amazing study of instances in the mysteries of Sherlock Holmes that show he was actually a female Charlotte perhaps This book will be especially intriguing to avid readers of Sherlock Holmes I ve just finished a thought provoking little book by Alan C Bradley and William A S Sarjeant entitled Ms Holmes of Baker Street The Truth About Sherlock Their thesis is of course summed up in the work s title Sherlock Holmes was a womanAt first glance this seems like a ludicrous idea if not positively heretical Yet the authors support their claim with uote after uote and incident after incident taken from the Holmes canon instances which taken individually are insufficient to prove the authors case but which in the aggregateo perhaps appear to suggest a female in Tous les hommes sont mortels disguise Most telling to my mind are Holmes s periodic indisposition and tendency to take to his her bed periodic being the operative word Too there is Irene Adler s emphasis on the masculine appellation whenisguised as a boy she brushes past Holmes in front of his apartments with a uiet Good night Mister Sherlock Holmes Moriarty in his turn threatens not to kill Holmes but to The First 2 Hours destroy him something Moriarty would have been able too "with ease had he penetrated Sherlock s isguiseThe authors like most Sherlockians treat the Conan "ease had he penetrated Sherlock s isguiseThe authors like most Sherlockians treat the Conan stories as fact Working within the canon they believe that even Watson was unaware of Holmes s femininity for many years There is no suggestion that Conan Doyle himself ever intended to place Holmes s gender in The Tragedy of Coriolanus doubtTheir premise is of course an intriguing and amusing or infuriating oneepending on the strength of the reader s own perception of Holmes Their argument is slightly marred by the fact that the authors having first conceived of the idea then looked exhaustively for evidence in support of their thesis without examining
Much Detail The To The Contrary detail the evidence to the contrary mark of an enthusiast rather than a truly impartial investigator However I thoroughly enjoyed playing the game temporarily suspending my own concept of Holmes in favor of the authors as I read In the end however what keeps me from embracing their conclusion wholeheartedly is my own partiality Holmes to me is not merely the The Passion of Al-Hallaj, Mystic and Martyr of Islam detective of the Conan Doyle stories but the much complex human and admirable man in Laurie R King s Mary Russell series a series and a Holmes which have become real to me than the Conan Doyle canon everidETA 4222019 There are now at least two genderbent Sherlock Holmes pastiches available Sherry Thomas s Lady Sherlock series and Claire O Dell s Janet Watson Chronicles Both are worth readingReview originally published on 4152010 at The Bookwyrm s Hoard So obviously I read this for any bits I could tease out that had anything to Theories of Political Economy do with Holmes and Watson being like totally in love with each other like fer serious And that is basically the entire book Well not counting the parts about Holmes s periods pregnancies and menopause which read like the authors had no idea what they were talking about btw Just the same this could be the beginnings of a really really awesome Sherlock Holmes pastiche Actually with an idea as intriguing as this it should be a pastiche I want the adventures of Ms Sherlock Holmes. R Arthur Conan Doyle uncovered the surprising truth about Sherlock Holmes and theust is yet to settle The University of Alberta Press is pleased to present the first Canadian edition of Ms Holmes of Baker Street with a new Introduction by Barbara Roden Women are naturally secretive and they like to o their own secreting Sherlock Holmes A Scandal in Bohemia We know the methodsthe game is afo. .
Let s not it by overanalyzing I m a fan of Holmes myself and it never ceases to amazes me that so much research has been published refuted supported and endlessly The Man Who Killed Kennedy debated Some of these fanatics remind me of a cross between DD fans and Trekkies Iidn t realize until I read this book just how involved fans of Sherlock Holmes could be He and John Watson are two characters that have caused many people over the years to study theorize and outright speculate about One euivalent may be the Harry Potter series where fans have gone over every word of each book and have put out some spectacular and some not so spectacular ideas about that particular world and its inhabitants This book puts forth the idea that Sherlock Holmes may have been a woman in X Farnhams Legende disguise It then goes through the stories and points out bits ofialogue as well as certain actions on Sherlock s part to support the claim A bit of familiarity of the stories in Canon is needed to understand some of the things presented here although I noticed that I could relate uite a few things to the four seasons of Sherlock that is on PBS Granted the TV show has The Animators Survival Kit does not always follow the stories and haseveloped its own canonI found this book an interesting read The authors have one a good solid job in presenting their case When it comes to the literary Sherlock Holmes I may not think of him in the same way ever again sorry but i just Don T Get It This Book Reads Like A University t get it this book reads like a university and i only continued on with it because so many of the arguments seemed silly i love sherlock holmes but i DO know that he s a fictional character these constant references to holmes malaise being related to his periods made me laugh let s assume he WAS a woman he was living in rooms if he was having periods he was using sorry to be so graphic great wads of cloth that needed to be washed aily was heshe Flessenpost doing it where was he soaking these bloodied rags was his landladyoing his laundry not likely or SHE D have known he was a woman no mention of that in the book And what s this business of holmes crossing his legs left over right ine the feminine manner as opposed to right over left masculine then there s the statement that it was curious how mary marston always seemed to make herself scarce whenever watson was going to join holmes on one of his cases this is fiction Arthur Conan Doyle made her scarce he could make anything he wanted happen oh and having established holmes was actually charlotte not sherlock the authors suggest parish records should be searched for this name helloi love alan bradley s recent works but histhe mind boggles When I came across the title through author Alan Bradley I was very intrigued even without reading so much as an outline on what the book was all abou. There is something passing strange about Sherlock Holmes You’ve seen me as an old lady Watson I was never convincing Sherlock Holmes The Mazarin Stone Sherlock Holmes strides into our imagination eerstalker hat set jauntily on his head pipe protruding from his mouth and a formidable intellect from which he painstakingly masters the mysteries he investigates Yet the ualities that set Holmes ,Take Let S Not
T Was Sherlock Holmes a woman in isguise Now that was something I wanted to read aboutOnce I started what I "presumed would be some sort of essay or maybe even a story turned out to "would be some sort of essay or maybe even a story turned out to something of a thesis a Photo Atlas for Biology discovery of references throughout theetective s adventures of what made the writers C Alan Bradley and William A S Sarjeant believe and prove that their analysis was the correct one Are there ways of interpreting what has been presented Of course even though only small sections of the various tales are used recounted and analysed It is an interesting and intriguing thought and has been well presented throughout the bookThere is also a second part to this thesis that has been incorporated The first and major part is all ab I started reading this because I thought it would be an interesting take on one of my favourite characters in popular literature I found myself less than impressed While the authors try to assure at the beginning of the book that their ideas may seem sexist from a modern perspective but are only in time with the time period in which the works of ACD are published most of it just comes across as blatant sexism ie feminine
supposed jealousy over women such as Mary Morstan Watson irregular eating as a Les traits originaux de l'identité européenne diagnostic trait of women and including noticing unshaven spots on men s faces as something only women would notice As well many of their arguments amount to Holmesepressive moods as evidence of menstruation a lone trip to France being a guise for Holmes giving birth to an illegitimate child and Holmes having romantic feelings for Watson With regards to menstruation while Galicia (Histories of Europe) (Histories of Europe) depressive moods are uite common they are not aiagnostic tool Many cisgender men experience Guerres Vend�ens Et Des Chouans Contre La R�publiue Fran�aise Ou Annales Des D�partemens de lOuest Pendant Ces Guerres Vol 4 depressive moods and to use these as a tool to claim a character is biologically female is irresponsible As for the illegitimate child in France this is purely a matter of speculation with no evidence to support the claim In fact logic and Occam s Razor seem to suggest the opposite Surely Watson who at this point the authors assure is unaware of Holmes condition of being a woman would have noticed his tall and thin friend getting rounder around the middle A medical man would certainly have noticed something like this As for the father of this supposed child the authors simply say weon t know who that is and ignore that point entirely This book reads like two People Who See The who see the of Holmes and Watson as one of a romantic nature but o not want to see them in a homosexual light Therefore they find supposed evidence of Sherlock being a woman to support their ship as heterosexual While these characters are open to interpretation and Holmes certainly could be read as a woman hiding her true gender to find a place for herself in a man s world or even as a transgender man although the books oes not seem to support this view basing arguments in sexism under the guise of being the truth is less than tactfultl Us dr This book is purely speculative which while goingeep into text Jumper does noto an effective job at analyzing or translating subtext I love most things by Alan Bradley so this is no Carving the CCA Circus: Cartooning in Wood by America's Best Carvers differentNot as well read on Conan Doyle to agree or not but still entertaining Fascinating and full of great observations but Part as a masterful sleuth are rather surprising the impression of a woman may be valuable than the conclusion of an analytical reasoner Sherlock Holmes The Man with the Twisted Lip A firestorm of controversy met the original publication of Ms Holmes of Baker Street The Truth About Sherlock Authors C Alan Bradley and William AS Sarjeant in their methodical investigation of the literature of Si.Moods Supposed Jealousy Over