Translating Sherlock Holmes: The Man, the Myth and the Mania.
Cardiff University, 7-8 November 2013
Organisers: the Crime Narratives in Context research network (CNIC).
The figure of Sherlock Holmes continues to permeate the popular consciousness of readers and writers on a global stage, over 100 years since his first appearance in Arthur Conan Doyle’s ‘A Study in Scarlet’. This two-day conference aims to explore the multiple trajectories of such a figure – across histories, cultures and genres – and to investigate how and why this figure, and the ‘crime culture’ he inhabits, has translated so successfully into the 21 century.
To this end, we would welcome contributions (and panel suggestions) on the following topic areas but are open to other proposals: Continue reading