"A Detective Story" Show Notes

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You can read a full translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight here.

All the Sherlock Holmes stories in the public domain can be found here, along with many of the original illustrations.

You can read Tennyson's "Charge of the Light Brigade" here, or better yet you can listen to a wax cylinder recording of the poet himself reading it here.

You can read the Mary Seacole references from Punch magazine, including the poem "A Stir for Seacole", here, and you can read Seacole's own autobiography here.

The works on myth mentioned in the video are:

Sir James Frazer, The Golden Bough: A Study in Comparative Religion, 1890.

Jessie L. Weston, From Ritual to Romance, 1920.

FitzRoy Somerset, 4th Baron Raglan, The Hero, 1936.

Joseph Campbell, The Hero with a Thousand Faces,  1968.