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Wilkie Collins to the forefront : some reassessments

Author: Nelson C Smith; R C Terry
Publisher: New York : AMS Press, ©1995.
Series: AMS studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this text 15 scholars reassess the life and work of Wilkie Collins. Some examine his bohemian temperament, while others examine the crimes of the day and historical backgrounds relating to "The  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wilkie Collins to the forefront.
New York : AMS Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)648780309
Named Person: Wilkie Collins; Wilkie Collins; Wilkie Collins
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nelson C Smith; R C Terry
ISBN: 0404643515 9780404643515
OCLC Number: 26674549
Notes: Originally presented at the Wilkie Collins Centennial Conference held by the University of Victoria, B.C., Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 1989.
Description: xiv, 273 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: "Myself in the Background and the Story in Front": Wilkie Collins As Others Knew Him / R.C. Terry --
"Invite No Dangerous Publicity": Some Independent Women and Their Effect on Wilkie Collins' Life and Writing / Catherine Peters --
A Teasing "Marital" Correspondence with a Twelve Year Old / William M. Clarke --
Sex, Sense, and Nonsense: The Story of the Collins-Lear Friendship / Sue Lonoff --
Probability, Reality, and Sensation in the Novels of Wilkie Collins / Christopher Kent --
Wilkie Collins and the Origins of the Sensation Novel / John Sutherland --
The Stories of The Moonstone / John R. Reed --
Masonic Symbolism in The Moonstone and The Mystery of Edwin Drood / William M. Burgan --
Wilkie Collins and His Illustrators / Ira B. Nadel --
Wilkie Collins and "The God Almighty of Novelists": The Example of Scott in No Name and Armadale / Peter L. Caracciolo --
Escaping the Plot: The Quest for Selfhood in The Woman in White / Peter Thoms.
Series Title: AMS studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture, v. 1.
Responsibility: edited by Nelson Smith and R.C. Terry.

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