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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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