The World of Holmes No.7

Takahashi, Tetsuo “Had James Churchward met Sigerson?” 高橋哲夫「チャーチワードはシゲルソンに遇ったか」 WH No.7 (1984),1-3p
The author deduces Churchward who called for the lost continent of Mu met Sigerson in Tibet, and that Sigerson (Holmes) must have advised him on the record of Mu written in the clay tablets Churchward discovered there.
    Sherlock Holmes - Great Hiatus

Honma, Hideo “Sherlock Holmes as a Measure” 本間英雄「メジャーとしてのホームズ」 WH No.7 (1984),4-8p
The author analyses the characters of Holmes and Watson using the chart which he created to criticize the human nature distorted by the unification of values. The chart is based on intelligence, intellect and aging to measure how realistic the person would be.
    Sherlock Holmes-Personality, Watson-Personality

Matsushita, Ryohei “Sherlock Holmes Regional Study - Hampshire” 松下了平「シャーロック ホームズ風土記 ハンプシャ州の巻」 WH No.7 (1984),9-16p
The author outlines the places in Hampshire County that appear in the Canon. The places include Portsmouth, Southampton and its surroundings, Aldershot, Winchester.
    United Kingdom

Hirayama, Yuichi “The Road to Fulworth” 平山雄一「フルワースへの道」 WH No.7 (1984),21-23p
Questions have been raised about Sherlock Holmes’s retirement was too early in his life. The author pays attention to the gentleman class Holmes would have belonged, and concludes his retirement was not early as he was satisfied with his work and decided to enjoy country life like a gentleman.
  Sherlock Holmes-Retirement


Shiraishi, Michihiro “The Good Watson Had Deserted Me ? For A Wife?” 白石道太「ワトスン博士、幻の妻」 WH No.7 (1984),38-41p
The author put forward his theory that Watson married only once, though Holmes wrote “The good Watson had deserted me for a wife in BLAN. He presumes the description “for a wife” is misspelling of “for a life” and Watson deserted Holmes to work to pay the debt he had with Holmes.
著者は「白面の兵士」の中で、ホームズがワトスンの結婚を仄めかす for a wife は、for a life の綴り間違いでは?と仮説を立てる。ドイルの示唆により、いつもとは違う設定の物語をホームズ自身が書いたが、執筆時に冷静さを失っており、いろいろと間違いを犯したからだ、と推測。

Sekiya, Etsuko “Conan Doyle’s Sentiment Toward Japan” 関矢悦子「ドイルの日本に対する感情」 WH No.7 (1984),42-43p
The author points Conan Doyle had a great regard on the order in the organization, thus did not have a good impression on Japan that increased power and started to threaten the order of the world.
    ILLU, The Literary Agent, Japan

Harada, Masato “The Mystery of “The Norwood Builder”” 原田正人「ノーウッドの建築師 の謎」 WH No.7 (1984),44-49p
The author puts a question there is no description Holmes examined the burned body in NORW. He raises the possibility that Oldacre killed a man as a scapegoat, and that there might be some agreement between Oldacre and Holmes not to pursue, which might lead to the theory that Moriarty was Holmes’s another character.
    NORW, Professor Moriarty

Kanto, Shinichi “Unexpected Connection Between George Orwell and Sherlock Holmes” 関東真一「オーウェルをつついたらホームズがでてきた-あるスケッチ」 WH No.7 (1984),50-59p
The author compares “Country of the Saints” in STUD with “1984”, a novel by George Orwell to see if Orwell was influenced by STUD. He also suggests Orwell might have been a Sherlockian as Sherlock Holmes occasionally appears in his work.
    STUD, Literary Parallels and Comparisons

Endo, Toki “Sherlock Holmes and Dogs ? Part1” 遠藤東樹「ホームズと犬(その1)」 WH No.7 (1984),64-70p
A study about the dogs that appear in the Canon. Airedale Terrier and Wolfhound are discussed in the part one of the series. The author points out the wolfhound that appears in CREE was mistakenly translated as Shepherd by Japanese translator Nobuhara.
    Animals, Translating and Interpreting