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From sensation to society : representations of marriage in the fiction of Mary Elizabeth Braddon, 1862-1866

Author: Natalie Schroeder; Ronald A Schroeder
Publisher: Newark : University of Delaware Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From Sensation to Society tracks the evolution of Mary Elizabeth Braddon's critique of Victorian marriage in the early phase of her long and prolific novel-writing career. The study begins with Braddon's two famous sensational novels, Lady Audley's Secret (1862) and Aurora Floyd (1863); it ends with her first novel of "society," The Lady's Mile (1865)."--Publisher's website.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Schroeder, Natalie, 1941-
From sensation to society.
Newark : University of Delaware Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607770285
Named Person: M E Braddon; M E Braddon; Mary Elizabeth Braddon
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Natalie Schroeder; Ronald A Schroeder
ISBN: 9780874139440 0874139449
OCLC Number: 62782173
Description: 290 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Sensational marriage --
Lady Audley's secret : mastering feminine and appropriating masculine roles --
Lady Audley's secret : marriage, crime, and insanity --
Aurora Floyd : adolescent infatuation, marriage, and misogyny --
Aurora Floyd : constructing an alternate model of companionate happiness --
The interim --
John Marchmont's legacy : marriage, madness, and monotony --
Eleanor's victory : marriage, jealousy, and unwomanly revenge --
The doctor's wife : the fate of romance in marriage without sensation --
Marriage in/and society --
The lady's mile : marriage, materialism, and the masculinization of women --
The lady's mile : the angelic ideal and female discontent in marriage --
The lady's mile : reform and accomodation, marriage without bondage.
Responsibility: Natalie Schroeder and Ronald A. Schroeder.
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Beginning with Mary Elizabeth Braddon's two famous novels, "Lady Audley's Secret" (1862) and "Aurora Floyd" (1863), and ending with her first novel of "society", "The Lady's Mile" (1865), this book  Read more...

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