Victorian Sensational Fiction: The Daring Work of Charles Reade
Sensation fiction emerged in the 1860s, and immediately generated alarm as many critics viewed the genre as a threat to prevailing Victorian values. Charles Reade, along with Wilkie Collins and Mary Elizabeth Braddon, was among the most well-known sensation novelists. With its explicit critique of power relations in the fields of medicine, criminal justice, and sexual more...more
Hardcover, 216 pages
Published December 15th 2009 by Palgrave Macmillan
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