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

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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

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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