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Crime in verse : the poetics of murder in the Victorian era / Ellen L. O'Brien.

Author/Creator:
O'Brien, Ellen L., 1970-
Publication:
Columbus : Ohio State University Press, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 288 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Crime in literature.
Murder in literature.
Crime -- Political aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Poets, English -- 19th century -- Political and social views.
Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Law and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Discourse analysis, Literary.
Contents:
Introduction
Murder, execution, and the criminal classes
The murderous subject and the criminal sublime
"Household law" and the domestication of murder.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-275) and index.
ISBN:
9780814210857 (cloth : alk. paper)
0814210856 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780814291641 (CD-ROM)
0814291643 (CD-ROM)
0978814210857 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
187548717