Sherlock and Transmedia Fandom: Essays on the BBC Series

The critically-acclaimed BBC tv sequence Sherlock (2010- ) re-envisions Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's detective for the electronic age, becoming a member of contributors within the energetic traditions of Sherlockians/Holmesians and lovers from different groups, together with technological know-how fiction, media, and anime. This assortment explores the cultural intersections and fan traditions that converge in Sherlock and its fandoms. Essays concentrate on the commercial and cultural contexts of Sherlock's liberate, at the textual content of Sherlock as model and transformative paintings, and on Sherlock's serious and renowned reception. The volume's a number of views research Sherlock Holmes as a global transmedia determine with persevered cultural impression, supplying perception into not just the BBC sequence itself, but additionally into its literary resource, and with it, the overseas resonance of the Victorian detective and his sidekick.

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