Rules of courtship in Victorian England

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Music in Secret Letters

Posted on Apr 23, 2012 at 2:12 pm

Find the lyrics to the musical background to the bar scene in Secret Letters here or find it on Youtube.

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My favorite Sherlock-related things

Posted on Apr 23, 2012 at 2:02 pm

The BBC show SHERLOCK Watch Sherlock Holmes be awesome in modern London. Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman are unbelievable!! The best Sherlock related program ever made (in my humble opinion).   Laurie King’s The Bee-keeper’s Apprentice: King introduces us to Mary Russell, a spunky 15 year old orphan who runs into an older Sherlock on the Sussex Downs. The […]

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Teachers’ Guides

Posted on Apr 23, 2012 at 1:52 pm

Teacher’s Guide for Selected Sherlock Holmes Stories Teacher’s Guide for Secret Letters The guide for Sherlock stories, above, is a great start: You will find the key elements to a detective story, a brief history of Sir Arthur’s life and how he came to write the stories and much more. Discussion/Essay topics for Secret Letters:   1) What […]

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Sherlock Holmes

Posted on Apr 23, 2012 at 11:50 am

Everything you will ever want to know about Sherlock Holmes can be found at these sites :  http://www.sherlockian.net/  http://www.sherlockholmes.com/   Also, you can find all of the Sherlock Holmes original stories online here.   My recommendation for reading: “The Final Problem” is the story that is set right before mine. You will understand Sherlock’s death better. […]

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Victorian Era

Posted on Apr 23, 2012 at 11:49 am

A video of the London streets from 1903:   A picture of Portman square!! (mentioned in the novel) Some nice pictures of what women wore around town Mourning wear (What Dora would have worn after her parents’ death) A woman’s place – What was expected of a girl of Dora’s station The Peerage: Dukes, Viscounts, Earls, […]

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Contest

Posted on Apr 22, 2012 at 2:48 pm

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Historical Links

Posted on Apr 9, 2012 at 3:17 pm

Fashion and Courtship in The Victorian Era Has a picture of Portman square!! (mentioned in the novel) So cool–an actual video of London streets in 1903 Some nice pictures of what women wore around town Mourning wear (What Dora would have worn after her parents’ death) A woman’s place- What was expected of a girl of […]

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