Victorian Sensation Fiction

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  • Author : Andrew Radford
  • Publisher : Palgrave MacMillan
  • Pages : 217 pages
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Violent Women and Sensation Fiction

Violent Women and Sensation Fiction
  • Author : A. Mangham
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 16 August 2007
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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 : 01 January 2006
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"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, this collection includes twenty original essays employing various critical approaches to cover a range of topics that will interest many readers." "Essays are organized thematically into three sections: issues of

From Wollstonecraft to Stoker

From Wollstonecraft to Stoker
  • Author : Marilyn Brock
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 10 January 2014
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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 secrets and forbidden sensations, to depict nineteenth-century attitudes to class, gender, race, colonialism and imperialism.

A Companion to Sensation Fiction

A Companion to Sensation Fiction
  • Author : Pamela K. Gilbert
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 20 June 2011
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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, gender, melodrama, theatre, poetry, realism in fiction, and connections to other art forms Contributions from top international scholars approach an important literary genre from a range of perspectives Offers both

The Cambridge Companion to Sensation Fiction

The Cambridge Companion to Sensation Fiction
  • Author : Andrew Mangham
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 17 October 2013
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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 style of writing that came to be known as sensation fiction. This Companion highlights the energy, the impact and the inventiveness of the novels that were written in 'sensational' style,

Sensational Deviance

Sensational Deviance
  • Author : Heidi Logan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 06 July 2018
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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 traditional viewpoints of disability and to new developments in physiological and psychiatric knowledge. The depictions of disabled characters in sensation fiction frequently deviate strongly from typical depictions of disability in

Neo Victorianism and Sensation Fiction

Neo Victorianism and Sensation Fiction
  • Author : Jessica Cox
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 11 November 2019
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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, YA writing, Gothic literature, and stage and screen adaptations. In doing so, it forces a reappraisal of critical understandings of neo-Victorianism in terms of its origins and meanings, as well

Creating character

Creating character
  • Author : Helena Ifill
  • Publisher : Manchester University Press
  • Release : 28 February 2018
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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 explore how they employ and challenge Victorian theories of heredity, degeneration, inherent constitution, education, upbringing and social circumstance. Far from presenting a reductive depiction of ‘nature’ versus ‘nurture’, Braddon and

Attention Span and Writing Process in Victorian Sensation Novels and Their Theatrical Adaptations

Attention Span and Writing Process in Victorian Sensation Novels and Their Theatrical Adaptations
  • Author : Leilani Serafin
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 30 July 2021
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Although the novel is often considered the dominant literary form during the Victorian period, it evolved in the context of the theater. This dissertation examines the popular genre of sensation fiction in relation to the many theatrical adaptations that sensation novels inspired. Sensation novels are famous for plot devices involving mistaken identity and character doubles, but little attention has been devoted to their generic double, the theatrical adaptation. Because theatrical adaptations generated income for their adaptors, novelists and other dramatic

Feeling Clumsy Feeling Alien

Feeling Clumsy  Feeling Alien
  • Author : Gracie M. Bain
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 30 July 2021
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"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 when thinking about affective ties in the Victorian period. The first chapter, "Tracing Sensations: Finding and Following the Killjoy" explores the affective footwork that readers of sensation fiction are asked

Victorian Sensations

Victorian Sensations
  • Author : Kimberly Harrison
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 15 October 2006
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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, this collection includes twenty original essays employing various critical approaches to cover a range of topics that will interest many readers. In addition to well-known novels such as The Woman