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Crime fiction season: Elementary my dear: women, suffragettes, and detective fiction

  • 02 May 2019
  • 12.30PM - 1.30PM
  • Public event: Yes  |  Booking required: No
  • TG.03, The Curve  |  Directions

About | Crime fiction season: Elementary my dear: women, suffragettes, and detective fiction



This lecture explores the role of women in classic British detective fiction and considers how societal changes in the position of women is reflected by such literature. Learn about the often maligned female detectives, villains, and authors who are often sidelined in history and culture by Sherlock's mansplaining.