Assistant professor of English publishes scholarly article over various portrayals of Sherlock Holmes
September 4, 2016
Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Dr. Richmond Adams, assistant professor of English, recently published an article concerning various cinematic and television portrayals of Sherlock Holmes.
In Adams’ work, titled “No More Greed and Grab: Sherlock Holmes and the 'Decency' of Gentlemen,” he explores Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's great detective through the Victorian lens of a “gentleman” in three quite different, yet interestingly similar ways across the 20th and 21st centuries.
First using the Basil Rathbone films made during World War II, then shifting to Jonny Lee Miller's p...