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Violent women and sensation fiction : crime, medicine and Victorian popular culture / Andrew Mangham.

  • Mangham, Andrew, 1979-
Date
2007
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.

Physical description

x, 247 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-241) and index.

Contents

Explosive materials : legal, medical, and journalistic profiles of the violent woman -- 'The terrible chemistry of nature' : the road murder and popular fiction -- 'Frail erections' : exploiting violent women in the work of Mary Elizabeth Braddon -- 'Nest-building apes' : female follies and bourgeois culture in the novels of Mrs. Henry Wood -- Hidden shadows : dangerous women and obscure diseases in the novels of Wilkie Collins.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    CBW.AI.AA8
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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 0230545211
  • 9780230545212