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Barolsky, Paul. "The Case of the Domesticated Aesthete," in Virginia Quarterly Review, Vol. 60, no. 3, Summer, 1984, pp. 438-52.

Gives examples from Doyle's stories to demonstrate Holmes's artistic interests.

Clausen, Christopher. "Sherlock Holmes, Order, and the Late-Victorian Mind," in Georgia Review, Vol. 38, no. 1, Spring, 1984, pp 104-23.

Early portions of this article discuss the relationship between Sherlock Holmes and nmeteenth-century interests in science and rationality. Clausen argues that Doyle prizes social order above all other values and that his later stones are less interesting than the earlier ones.

Hoffman, Banesh, "Red Faces and 'The Red-Headed League," in Beyond Baker Street, edited by Michael Harrison, Bobbs-Merall, 1976, pp. 175-85.

This essay examines some deliberate lies told by Holmes while solving the mystery, reasons why Clay continues with his plot after being exposed to Holmes, and puts forth a mathematical solution to the issue of where the criminals put the dirt from...

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