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Join us for this virtual event with presenter, Ann McClellan.

Wednesday, January 20 at 7 pm on zoom

To register, please email or call 603-363-4621.

Why is Sherlock Holmes so popular and the most portrayed literary character of all time, with over 230 film versions alone in several different languages? Ann McClellan's presentation explores the origins of Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective and tracks his incarnations in literature, film, advertising, and modern media in order to crack the case of the most popular detective. 

Ann McClellan is professor of English and Associate Provost at Plymouth State University where she teaches 19th and 20th century British literature. She is the author of How British Women Writers Transformed the Campus Novel (2012), Sherlock's World: Fanfiction and the Reimagining of BBC's Sherlock (2018), and several articles on cultural topics ranging from servants on screen to social media, fan fiction, and Sherlock Holmes. She is currently writing a new monograph on race and Sherlock Holmes adaptations.

Learn more here.

This presentation is being given by the Chesterfield Library & Friends of Chesterfield Library in cooperation with New Hampshire Humanities and promoted as a courtesy.  

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