Victorian Sensation Fiction

Written By Andrew Radford
Victorian Sensation Fiction
  • Publsiher : Palgrave MacMillan
  • Release : 02 December 2021
  • ISBN : 0987654321
  • Pages : 217 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Victorian Sensation Fiction

Victorian Sensation Fiction
  • Author : Andrew Radford
  • Publisher : Palgrave MacMillan
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 217
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : A concise and lucid overview of the key criticism -- from early reviews to twenty-first commentaries -- surrounding the popular genre of Victorian "sensation" fiction....

From Wollstonecraft to Stoker

From Wollstonecraft to Stoker
  • Author : Marilyn Brock
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2014-01-10
  • Total pages : 220
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : This collection of 13 essays examines the work of Victorian authors Wilkie Collins, M.E. Braddon, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Mary Wollstonecraft, J. Sheridan Le Fanu, Bram Stoker, Charles Dickens, Robert Louis Stevenson, Elizabeth Gaskell, Henry James and Charlotte Brontë. Each essay explores their use of archetypal Gothic elements, such as dark ...

Violent Women and Sensation Fiction

Violent Women and Sensation Fiction
  • Author : A. Mangham
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2007-08-16
  • Total pages : 247
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : This book explores ideas of violent femininity across generic and disciplinary boundaries during the nineteenth century. It aims to highlight how medical, legal and literary narratives shared notions of the volatile nature of women. Mangham traces intersections between notorious legal trials, theories of female insanity, and sensation novels....

Victorian Sensations

Victorian Sensations
  • Author : Kimberly Harrison,Richard Fantina
  • Publisher : Ohio State University Press
  • Release Date : 2006-01-01
  • Total pages : 278
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : "Wildly popular with Victorian readers, sensation fiction was condemned by most critics for scandalous content and formal features that deviated from respectable Victorian realism. Victorian Sensations is the first collection to examine sensation fiction as a whole, showing it to push genre boundaries and resist easy classification. Comprehensive in scope, ...

Victorian Sensation Fiction

Victorian Sensation Fiction
  • Author : Jessica Cox
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-04-25
  • Total pages : 190
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : Since the establishment of sensation fiction in the 1860s, key trends have emerged in critical readings of these texts. From Victorian responses emphasising the 'lowbrow' or potentially dangerous qualities of the genre to the prolific critical attention of the present day, this Reader's Guide identifies the dominant approaches to sensation ...

A Companion to Sensation Fiction

A Companion to Sensation Fiction
  • Author : Pamela K. Gilbert
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-06-20
  • Total pages : 680
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : This comprehensive collection offers a complete introduction to one of the most popular literary forms of the Victorian period, its key authors and works, its major themes, and its lasting legacy. Places key authors and novels in their cultural and historical context Includes studies of major topics such as race, ...

The Cambridge Companion to Sensation Fiction

The Cambridge Companion to Sensation Fiction
  • Author : Andrew Mangham
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-10-17
  • Total pages : 253
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : In 1859 the popular novelist Wilkie Collins wrote of a ghostly woman, dressed from head to toe in white garments, laying her cold, thin hand on the shoulder of a young man as he walked home late one evening. His novel The Woman in White became hugely successful and popularised a ...

The Female Servant and Sensation Fiction

The Female Servant and Sensation Fiction
  • Author : E. Steere
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2013-10-30
  • Total pages : 210
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : The Female Servant and Sensation Fiction: 'Kitchen Literature' explores why Victorian sensation fiction was derided as literature fit only for maids and cooks and how the depictions of fictional female domestics, from Jane Eyre to Neo-Victorian novels, reflect contemporary social concerns about the blurring of the boundaries of class and ...

Neo Victorianism and Sensation Fiction

Neo Victorianism and Sensation Fiction
  • Author : Jessica Cox
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-11-11
  • Total pages : 251
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : This book represents the first full-length study of the relationship between neo-Victorianism and nineteenth-century sensation fiction. It examines the diverse and multiple legacies of Victorian popular fiction by authors such as Wilkie Collins and Mary Elizabeth Braddon, tracing their influence on a range of genres and works, including detective fiction, ...

Creating character

Creating character
  • Author : Helena Ifill
  • Publisher : Manchester University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-02-28
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : This book explores the ways in which the two leading sensation authors of the 1860s, Mary Elizabeth Braddon and Wilkie Collins, engaged with nineteenth-century ideas about personality formation and the extent to which it can be influenced either by the subject or by others. Innovative readings of seven sensation novels ...

Sensational Deviance

Sensational Deviance
  • Author : Heidi Logan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-07-06
  • Total pages : 278
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : Sensational Deviance: Disability in Nineteenth-Century Sensation Fiction investigates the representation of disability in fictional works by the leading Victorian sensation novelists Wilkie Collins and Mary Elizabeth Braddon, exploring how disability acts as a major element in the shaping of the sensation novel genre and how various sensation novels respond to ...

Feeling Clumsy Feeling Alien

Feeling Clumsy  Feeling Alien
  • Author : Gracie M. Bain
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Total pages : 120
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : "Feeling Clumsy, Feeling Alien: Gender and Affect in Victorian Sensation Fiction" explores the interactions between the shock of reading sensation fiction and the affective potential of the genre using Sara Ahmed's definition of the killjoy and the affect alien. The sensation genre, as explained in its name, is potentially useful ...

Victorian Sensational Fiction

Victorian Sensational Fiction
  • Author : R. Fantina
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2009-12-21
  • Total pages : 205
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : This book recovers the fiction of Charles Reade, who was among the best-known authors of the sensation fiction of the 1860s, as a body of work that anticipates recent trends in literary and cultural theory....

Victorian Sensation

Victorian Sensation
  • Author : Michael Diamond
  • Publisher : Anthem Press
  • Release Date : 2004-10-04
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : 'Victorian Sensation' sheds light on the Victorians' fascination with celebrity culture and their obsession with gruesome and explicit reportage of murders and sex scandals. With a vivid cast of characters, ranging from the serial poisoner William Palmer, to Charles Dickens, Jumbo the Elephant, distinguished politicians and even the Queen herself, ...

The Construction of Identity in Victorian Sensation Fiction

The Construction of Identity in Victorian Sensation Fiction
  • Author : Margot Anne McCarthy
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 714
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : Download or read online The Construction of Identity in Victorian Sensation Fiction written by Margot Anne McCarthy, published by which was released on 2001. Get The Construction of Identity in Victorian Sensation Fiction Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....