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Downes, Daragh

Victorian Fiction Beyond the Canon

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Exploring the Hinterland of Victorian Fiction
Daragh Downes, Trish Ferguson

2. Prize Novelists and Condensed Novels: Thackeray and Bret Harte
Michael Slater

3. Before New Grub Street: Thomas Miller and the Contingencies of Authorship
Adam Abraham

4. Emboldening the Weak: The Early Fiction of James Anthony Froude
Ciaran Brady

5. George Borrow: The Scholar, The Gipsy, The Priest
Monika Mazurek

6. Sensation Fiction as Social Activism: Charles Reade’s It Is Never Too Late to Mend and Felicia Skene’s Hidden Depths

Elizabeth Andrews

7. Sheer Luck, Holmes? Clues Towards Canon Formation in Victorian Detective Fiction
Daragh Downes

8. Politics of the Strange and Unusual: Mesmerism and the Medical Professional in Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s ‘Dr.Carrick’ (1878)
Samantha J. M. Aliu

9. Silas K. Hocking, Her Benny, and the Poetics of the Prolific
Christopher Pittard

10. Henry Hawley Smart’s The Great Tontine and the Art of Book-Making
Trish Ferguson

11. Double Standards: Reading the Revolutionary Doppelgänger in The Prophet’s Mantle

Matthew Ingleby

12. Richard Marsh and the Realist Gothic: Pursuing Traces of an Evasive Author in His Fin-de-Siècle Popular Fiction
Ailise Bulfin

13. Dat Cura Commodum or A Portrait of a Deviant Mind: Arthur Griffiths’s The Rome Express, John Milne’s ‘The Express Series’ and Late-Victorian Detective Fiction
Paul Raphael Rooney

14. Afterword from the Hinterland
John Sutherland

Keywords: Literature, British and Irish Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137518231
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-51822-4

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