Winter 2016 BSJ

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The Winter 2016 Baker Street Journal includes these articles: The Editor's Gas-Lamp. On Annotating Sherlock Holmes by Leslie S. Klinger. A Most Valuable Institution: Searching Online Newspaper Archives for Sherlock Holmes and Conan Doyle by Mattias Boström and Matt Laffey. Dancing Men: An Inspired Choice by Randall Stock. Sherlock Holmes: Conan Doyle's Not-So-Secret Weapon by … Continue reading Winter 2016 BSJ

2016 Morley-Montgomery Award

Bill Mason

The winner of the 2016 Morley-Montgomery Award is Bill Mason. His paper, “Looking to Latin America: Canonical Notions from South of the Border,” appeared in the Spring 2016 issue of the Baker Street Journal. The Morley-Montgomery Award is given each year for the best article to appear in The Baker Street Journal, and comes with … Continue reading 2016 Morley-Montgomery Award

BSJ 2016 Christmas Annual

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The Day after Christmas: First Encounters with Gillette's Silent Sherlock Holmes. Edited by Russell Merritt, BSI. The 2016 Christmas Annual celebrates the centennial of William Gillette's film Sherlock Holmes. Long thought to be lost, the film was found in 2014 and restored to near-original condition. Russell Merritt, the editor of this volume, was instrumental in … Continue reading BSJ 2016 Christmas Annual

Conan Doyle and Houdini: The Afterlife of a Friendship

Holmes profile

By Peggy Perdue. From The Baker Street Journal, Vol. 66, No. 3 (Autumn 2016), pp. 20 - 23. There seems to be a sort of trickle-down effect at work in which some of the surfeit of attention paid to Holmes has been passed on to his creator. Working in the Toronto Public Library’s Arthur Conan … Continue reading Conan Doyle and Houdini: The Afterlife of a Friendship

Autumn 2016 BSJ

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The Autumn 2016 Baker Street Journal includes these articles: The Editor’s Gas-Lamp. The Folks from Moriarty by Sonia Fetherston. The Single Stick by Charles Blanksteen. Conan Doyle and Houdini: The Afterlife of a Friendship by Peggy Perdue. “Isn’t It Romantic?”: A Further Exploration of “That Little Thing of Chopin’s” by Alexander Katz and Katherine Karlson. … Continue reading Autumn 2016 BSJ

Spring 2016 BSJ

The Spring 2016 BSJ cover

The Spring 2016 Baker Street Journal includes these articles: The Editor’s Gas-Lamp. Looking to Latin America: Canonical Notions from South of the Border by Bill Mason. Sigmund Freud’s The Seven-Per-Cent Solution by Nick Dunn-Meynell. Casting Holmes by Jeffrey Hatcher. D. Martin Dakin: An Underrated Scholar by Nicholas Utechin. Vigilante with a Pipe by Nick Martorelli. … Continue reading Spring 2016 BSJ

Winter 2015 BSJ

The Winter 2015 BSJ cover

The Winter 2015 Baker Street Journal includes these articles: The Editor’s Gas-Lamp. The Skeptic’s Guide to Sherlock Holmes: Twenty-five Facts about the Detective by Rebecca Romney. Sherlock Holmes among the Doctors by Leslie S. Klinger. Journalism Wellsprings for Neville St. Clair by Peter Calamai. A Decadent Detective?: A Look at the Fin de Siècle Origins … Continue reading Winter 2015 BSJ