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Victorian sensational fiction : the daring work of Charles Reade

Author: Richard Fantina
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This book recovers the fiction of Charles Reade, who was among the best-known authors of the sensation fiction of the 1860s, as a body of work that anticipates recent trends in literary and cultural  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
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Fantina, Richard.
Victorian sensational fiction.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
(OCoLC)747305709
Named Person: Charles Reade; Charles Reade; Charles Reade; Charles Reade; Charles Reade
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Fantina
ISBN: 9780230620377 023062037X
OCLC Number: 316829513
Description: x, 205 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Sensation fiction and the emergence of the Victorian literary field --
Saying "no" to power: It is never too late to mend and hard cash --
Sex and sexuality, gender and transgender --
Sensational paradigms: Reade's Griffith Gaunt and Braddon's Aurora Floyd --
Reade, race, and colonialism --
Coda : recovering Reade.
Responsibility: Richard Fantina.

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