If you’re in or near (or visiting) Los Angeles on October 26, don’t miss the opportunity to enroll in a one-day UCLA Extension class, “Sherlock Holmes and His World,” taught by Les Klinger, one of the world’s leading experts on Sherlock Holmes. (Submitted by permission from Les — there are still some spots available, so please do join us L.A, Sherlockians to bask in the wisdom of the master!)
Cost is $119 for the day (9 am to 5 pm)
Here’s the class description!:
Explore the world of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson, as the fog swirls through Victorian London and it is always 1895! The course includes a critical reading of Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic stories; an examination of Holmes’s progenitors and rivals; analysis of the classic problems of “Sherlockian” scholarship; and study of the lives of Holmes, Watson, and other familiar persona of the tales. Examples of Holmes and Watson on screen and radio also are presented.No prior knowledge of the subject required. Students must have some edition of the complete stories and students should read in advance the following: A Study in Scarlet, “The Red-Headed League,” “The Final Problem,” “The Empty House,” “The Problem of Thor Bridge,” and The Hound of the Baskervilles.
Westwood, Calif.: 204 ABC Extension Lindbrook Center, 10920 Lindbrook Dr., University of California, Los Angeles
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 - 9am-5pm,
Photo: Les Klinger (by hedgehog-goulash7)