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

Other author/creatorMaunder, Andrew.
Other author/creatorMoore, Grace, 1974-
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoAldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2004.
Descriptionxi, 259 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Supplemental Content Table of contents
Subject(s)
Series The nineteenth century series
Nineteenth century (Aldershot, England) ^A504767
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.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [237]-247) and index.
LCCN 2004004237
ISBN0754640604 (alk. paper)

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