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Victorian detective fiction and the nature of evidence [electronic resource] : the scientific investigations of Poe, Dickens, and Doyle / Lawrence Frank.

Frank, Lawrence, 1933- (Author). ebrary, Inc. (Added Author).
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Subject: Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930 > Characters > Sherlock Holmes.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Mystery of Edwin Drood.
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 > Fictional works.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Bleak House.
Detective and mystery stories, English > History and criticism.
Literature and science > English-speaking countries.
Detective and mystery stories, American > History and criticism.
Popular literature > English-speaking countries > History and criticism.
Forensic sciences > English-speaking countries > History > 19th century.
English fiction > 19th century > History and criticism.
Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character)
Private investigators in literature.
Evidence, Criminal, in literature.
Science in literature.

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  • Physical Description: x, 249 p. : ill.
  • Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 208-240) and index.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.

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