publication . Bachelor thesis . 2013

Sherlock Holmes: From literary character to pop culture symbol

HULCOVÁ, Anna;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Country: Czech Republic
Abstract
The bachelor thesis Sherlock Holmes: From literary character to pop culture symbol deals with the collection of sixty detective stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, the canon. The aim of the thesis is to highlight the aspects that contributed to the popularity of Sherlock Holmes and the series as such. The character of Sherlock Holmes became one of the most adapted literary characters, which is reflected in many areas of popular culture. Special attention is paid to the recent adaptations presenting Sherlock as a pop icon of the modern age.
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free text keywords: kánon; popularita; adaptace; Sherlock Holmes
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