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Violent Women and Sensation Fiction

Crime, Medicine and Victorian Popular Culture

by Andrew Mangham

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: 19th century,
  • Popular culture,
  • Women"s studies,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • 19th century,
  • English fiction,
  • History and criticism,
  • Sensationalism in literature,
  • Women in literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10194581M
    ISBN 100230545211
    ISBN 109780230545212

    Apr 24,  · Before I started 3rd year at University, I didn’t have a clue what Sensation Fiction was! I just considered it to be some sort of fantasy writing that really wouldn’t interest me. How wrong I was!:) After reading Collins’s The Woman in White, I was hooked on the genre and have been ever since.. The first publishers of The Trail of the Serpent, Empson of Beverly, asked Braddon to produce a ‘compound of Dickens and G. W. M. Reynolds’.When Braddon first started working on The Trail of the Serpent in , A Tale of Two Cities would have been Dickens’s latest work. See Robert Lee Wolff, Sensational Victorian: The Life and Fi ctio n of Mary Eliza be th Bra ddon (New York: G ar 1 an Author: Andrew Mangham.

    The best books on Sex in Victorian Literature is a particularly sinister, violent ‘sensation’ novel. How does the sensation novel come to prominence in the period? She is currently working on a book about women’s genre fiction and its scholarly framing. More specifically, Violent Women and Sensation Fiction: Crime, Medicine, and Victorian Popular Culture aims a) chapter is followed by a very brief conclusion to the book, in which Mangham describes the violent madwomen in s sensation fiction as prefiguring the fin-Author: R. Glitz.

    Jan 13,  · book review. Violent Women and Sensation Fiction: Crime, Medicine and Victorian Popular Culture. Kate Watson. Women's Writing. Volume 16, - Issue 1. Published online: 26 Jun Article. Lady Audley's Secret, Gender and the Representation of Emotions. Heidi Hansson et al. Women's thebindyagency.com by: 5. Aug 07,  · The relationship between gender, emotion and normative ideals is a prominent theme in British sensation fiction of the s, and a central concern in Mary Elizabeth Braddon's novel Lady Audley's Secret (). But despite critical assent concerning the importance of emotions in the text, there are no focused studies of their meaning and narrative thebindyagency.com: Heidi Hansson, Cathrine Norberg.


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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. Violent Women and Sensation Fiction: Crime, Medicine and Victorian Popular Culture th Edition. by A. Mangham (Author) Be the first to review this item.

ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Cited by: Based on a doctoral thesis at the University of Sheffield supervised by Sally Shuttleworth, with Jenny Bourne Taylor as external examiner, Violent Women and Sensation Fiction is the first monograph by Andrew Mangham, who has recently taken up a tenured position at Reading University.

Feb 28,  · Andrew Mangham adds to the growing body of scholarship on gender and sensation fiction with this book. He treads familiar ground, relating women in the sensational novel to notions of dangerous female sexuality and its links to insanity, but he brings together considerable evidence to support his contention that insufficient attention has been given to the links between sexual Author: Pamela K.

Gilbert. Get this from a library. Violent women and sensation fiction: crime, medicine and Victorian popular culture. [Andrew Mangham] -- This new study explores the way that stories and images of 'explosive' femininity worked across generic and disciplinary boundaries during the Victorian era.

Andrew Mangham explores the era's. Andrew Mangham (born ) is a literary critic and lecturer at the University of Reading, UK. He is best known for his work Violent Women and Sensation Fiction book the sensation novel, having published three books and numerous articles on the genre, but he has also published critical work on Dickens and the Gothic.

Get this from a library. Violent women and sensation fiction: crime, medicine and Victorian popular culture. [Andrew Mangham] -- Andrew Mangham's accessible study explores how ideas of violent femininity became integral to the workings of nineteenth-century culture. In the mid-Victorian era, society was rocked by the.

Feb 04,  · Buy Violent Women and Sensation Fiction: Crime, Medicine and Victorian Popular Culture by Andrew Mangham from Amazon's Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic thebindyagency.coms: 1. The period's psychologists suggested that women's bodies naturally predisposed them to such acts of 'insane violence'.

InWilkie Collins's The Woman in White spearheaded the popular genre of sensation fiction - a genre that repeatedly portrayed women in the throes of crime and insanity.

Violent women were given more attention in the media of the period because they related to, supported, and allowed writers to explore a number of established beliefs, ensuring that sensation fiction was a fertile mode of expression by the thebindyagency.com: Ian Miller. East Lynne is an English sensation novel of by Ellen Wood, writing as Mrs Henry Wood.A Victorian best-seller, it is remembered chiefly for its elaborate and implausible plot.

Violent Sensations: Sex, Crime, and Utopia in Vienna and Berlin, - Kindle edition by Scott Spector. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Violent Sensations: Sex, Crime, and Utopia in Vienna and Berlin, Manufacturer: University of Chicago Press.

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as well as the ways in which the sciences of social control emerged alongside the burgeoning emancipation of women and homosexuals. “What exactly is a “violent sensation,” the book’s. Mangham, A. () Violent women and sensation fiction: crime, medicine and Victorian popular culture. Palgrave, Basingstoke, pp ISBN Full text not archived in this repository.

It is advisable to refer to the publisher's version if you intend to cite from this work. the cambridge companion to sensation fiction In the popular novelist Wilkie Collins wrote of a ghostly woman, dressed He is the author of Violent Women and Sensation Fiction: Crime, Medicine and Victorian Popular Culture ().

book chapters on Victorian literature and culture. Her recent publications include. Victorian Sensation Fiction.

Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, E-mail Citation» The best book-length introduction to scholarship on sensation fiction. Clear and concise, this guide assesses a wide array of critical responses to sensation fiction from the early reviews to the critical engagements of.

Since the establishment of sensation fiction in the s, 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 fiction and charts the critical trends of various.

Nov 23,  · Wilkie Collins was one of the most popular writers of the nineteenth century. He is best known for The Woman in White, which inaugurated the sensation novel in the s, and The Moonstone, one of the first detective novels; but he wrote over 20 novels, plays and short stories during a career that spanned four decades.

This Companion offers a fascinating overview of Collins's writing. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read.

Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. Janice Loreck’s Violent Women in Contemporary Cinema departs from this tendency, extrapolating the fascination with the violent female outside of mainstream and genre cinemas in a compelling collection of six case studies.

Unpacking an ideological paradox whereby the violent woman is culturally figured as both an aberration of feminine values. Aug 23,  · The Paperback of the Violent Sensations: Sex, Crime, and Utopia in Vienna and Berlin, by Scott Spector at Barnes & Noble.

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We've compiled snippets from a wide variety of books.Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. The Cambridge Companion to Sensation Fiction. Edited by Andrew Mangham, Andrew, Violent Women and Sensation Fiction: Crime, Medicine and Victorian Popular Fiction.

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