Out of House and Holmes

Authors: Round, J.

Editors: Steiff, J.

Pages: 135-146

Publisher: Open Court

Place of Publication: Chicago, IL. USA

ISBN: 9780812697315


Discusses the ways in which Sherlock Holmes can be viewed as a challenge to gender essentialism and makes similar links with the American TV series House. Draws upon the theories of Butler, Carver et al to argue that both characters are representative of their social context and challenge social convention and gender stereotypes, othering multi-faceted alternatives.

Source: Manual

Preferred by: Julia Round