Episode 191: Sherlockian Musings

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Summary: “he sat musing for a little while” [CREE]  We muse about a great many topics, both here and on our companion show, Trifles. So it seemed only perfect to bring on Sheldon Goldfarb, author of Sherlockian Musings: Thoughts on the Sherlock Holmes Stories. We certainly had our expectations met, but they were also exceeded, as Sheldon brought in his knowledge of William Makepeace Thackeray, shared some broad themes that reverberate throughout the Canon, and even expounded on the difference between evaluation and analysis when it comes to the Sherlock Holmes stories. A valuable resource for Sherlock Holmes society meetings as well as for individual Sherlockians, his book, published by MX Publishing, is something we should all have at our fingertips. We continued our tradition of our regular quiz, Canonical Couplets with another round. Answers are due by 11:59 pm EDT on May 14, 2020. The prize will be Sheldon's book. This episode was recorded live, and edited for your enjoyment. Information on sponsors, links, and notes available below. Please do consider becoming a Patron of the Arts. Your support helps us to ensure we can keep doing what we do, covering file hosting costs, production, and this year, transcription services. SponsorsWessex Press is our lead sponsor. They've been with us for nearly the entire run. Please visit their site and let them know you found them via I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere. Would you care to advertise with us? You can find more information here. Let's chat! Download [Save As] | File size 26.6 MB, 1:02:30 ihearofsherlock · Sherlockian Musings LinksThis episode: ihose.co/ihose191Sherlockian Musings by Sheldon GoldfarbSome books mentioned on the show:The Annotated Sherlock Holmes by William S. Baring-GouldA Sherlock Holmes Commentary by Martin DakinArthur Conan Doyle's Art of Fiction by Nils ClaussonThe Secret Marriage of Sherlock Holmes by Michael Atkinson Many more links, articles and images are available in our Flipboard magazine at ihose.co/flipsherlock as well as through our accounts on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter. Please subscribe on the podcast provider of your choosing: Listen to I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere And would you consider leaving us a rating and review? It would help other Sherlockians to find us. Your thoughts on the show? Leave a comment below, send us an email (comment AT ihearofsherlock DOT com), call us at (774) 221-READ (7323). TranscriptTranscript costs have recently risen by 25 percent, so our goal is to reach the $125 per episode level on Patreon. Please consider signing up by clicking the link. Transcript will be here soon (if you can contribute to making that happen). --