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Victorian crime, madness and sensation / edited by Andrew Maunder, Grace Moore.

Publication:
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2004.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 259 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series:
Nineteenth century (Aldershot, England)
The nineteenth century series
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Subjects:
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Crime in literature.
Crime -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Historiography.
English prose literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Detective and mystery stories, English -- History and criticism.
Sensationalism in literature.
Mentally ill in literature.
Criminals in literature.
Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Historiography.
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Historiography.
Contents:
Regicide and reginamania : G.W.M. Reynolds and the mysteries of London / John Plunkett
The making of a master criminal : the 'chief of the thugs' in Victorian writings on crime / Máire ní Fhlathúin
Black markets and cadaverous pies : the corpse, urban trade and industrial consumption in The penny blood / Sally Powell
"Stepchildren of nature" : East Lynne and the spectre of female degeneracy, 1860-1861 / Andrew Maunder
Murder, gender, and popular fiction by women in the 1860s : Braddon, Oliphant, Yonge / June Sturrock
Anatomy of a "nine days' wonder" : sensational journalism in the decade of sensation / Dallas Liddle
The inside story : crime, convicts and careers for women / Barbara Onslow
"The truth of midnight" and "the truth of noonday" : sensation and madness in James Thomson's The city of dreadful night / Dafydd Moore
Puffed papers and broken promises : white-collar crime and literary justice in the way we live now / Karen Odden
Something to Hyde : the "strange preference" of Henry Jekyll" / Grace Moore
The novelization of the Dreyfus Affair : femininity and sensation in fin-de-siècle France / Christopher E. Forth
"Furious passions of the Celtic race" : Ireland, madness and Wilkie Collins's Blind love / Maria K. Bachman
Time's hand : fingerprints, empire, and Victorian narratives of crime / Gita Panjabi Trelease
Vamping the children : the bloofer lady, the London minotaur and child-victimization in late-nineteenth-century England / Leslie Ann Minot
Ballad of a demon barber : the criminal career of George Chapman / Nicholas Freeman.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-247) and index.
Contributor:
Maunder, Andrew.
Moore, Grace, 1974-
ISBN:
0754640604 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
54500231