Gelder, Ken

New Directions in Popular Fiction

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Table of contents

1. The Fields of Popular Fiction
Ken Gelder

2. Love in the Time of Finance: Eliza Haywood and the Rise of the Scenic Novel
Joe Hughes

3. Colonial Australian Detectives, Character Type and the Colonial Economy
Ken Gelder, Rachael Weaver

4. ‘The Floodgates of Inkland were Opened’: Aestheticising the Whitechapel Murders
Grace Moore

5. Imperial Affairs: The British Empire and the Romantic Novel, 1890–1939
Hsu-Ming Teo

6. ‘The Future of our Delicate Network of Empire’: The Riddle of the Sands and the Birth of the British Spy Thriller
Merrick Burrow

7. Did Indians Read Dime Novels?: Re-Indigenising the Western at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
Christine Bold

8. Unno Jūza and the Uses of Science in Prewar Japanese Popular Fiction
Seth Jacobowitz

9. The New Weird
Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock

10. From Middle Earth to Westeros: Medievalism, Proliferation and Paratextuality
Kim Wilkins

11. Denise Mina’s Garnethill Trilogy: Feminist Crime Fiction at the Millennium
Sabine Vanacker

12. Popular Fiction in Québec: National Identity and ‘American’ Genres
Amy J. Ransom

13. Glass and Game: The Speculative Girl Hero
Catherine Driscoll, Alexandra Heatwole

Part II. Authors, Distribution, (Re)Production

14. Mediating Popular Fictions: From the Magic Lantern to the Cinematograph
Helen Groth

15. ‘The Power of Her Pen’: Marie Corelli, Authorial Identity and Literary Value
Kirsten MacLeod

16. Popular Fiction in Performance: Gaskell, Collins and Stevenson on Stage
Catherine Wynne

17. Beyond the Antipodes: Australian Popular Fiction in Transnational Networks
David Carter

18. Adapting Ira Levin: A Case Study
Imelda Whelehan

19. An Assassin Across Narratives: Reading Assassin’s Creed from Videogame to Novel
Souvik Mukherjee

20. Fan Works and the Law
Aaron Schwabach

21. Readers of Popular Fiction and Emotion Online
Beth Driscoll

Keywords: Literature, Fiction, Contemporary Literature, Literary History

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