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Violent women and sensation fiction : crime, medicine and Victorian popular culture / Andrew Mangham.
- Mangham, Andrew, 1979-
About this work
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
x, 247 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-241) and index.
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.
Where to find it
Location StatusHistory of MedicineCBW.AI.AA8 Open shelves