A Companion to Sensation Fiction

Book A Companion to Sensation Fiction

A Companion to Sensation Fiction Book Details:

  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN-13 : 1444342215
  • Page : 680 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 215 voters

A Companion to Sensation Fiction Book Summary/Review:

This comprehensive collection offers a complete introduction to one of the most popular literary forms of the Victorian period, its key authors and works, its major themes, and its lasting legacy. Places key authors and novels in their cultural and historical context Includes studies of major topics such as race, gender, melodrama, theatre, poetry, realism in fiction, and connections to other art forms Contributions from top international scholars approach an important literary genre from a range of perspectives Offers both a pre and post-history of the genre to situate it in the larger tradition of Victorian publishing and literature Incorporates coverage of traditional research and cutting-edge contemporary scholarship

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