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In Lady Audley's shadow [electronic resource] : Mary Elizabeth Braddon and Victorian literary genres / Saverio Tomaiuolo.

By: Tomaiuolo, Saverio.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Edinburgh critical studies in Victorian culture.Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, c2010Description: 1 online resource (x, 222 p.).ISBN: 9780748643677 (electronic bk.); 0748643672 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Braddon, M. E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1835-1915. Lady Audley's secret | Braddon, M. E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1835-1915 -- Criticism and interpretation | Gothic fiction (Literary genre), English | Detective and mystery stories, English | Realism in literature | Braddon, M.E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1835-1915 | Braddon, M.E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1835-1915. Lady Audley's secret | Braddon, M.E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1837-1915 -- Criticism and interpretation | Domestic fiction, English -- History and criticism | Novelists, English -- 19th century -- Biography | Psychological fiction, English -- History and criticism | Sensationalism in literature | LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, WelshGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: In Lady Audley's shadow.DDC classification: 823.8 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Copyright; Contents; Series Editor's Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction: the Lady Audley Paradigm; Part I Gothic Mutations; Chapter 1 Displacing the Gothic in Lady Audley's Secret; Chapter 2 John Marchmont's Legacy and the Topologies of Dispossession; Chapter 3 Reading between the (Blood) linesof Victorian Vampires: 'Good Lady Ducayne'; Part II Darwinian Detections; Chapter 4 From Geology to Genealogy:Detectives and Counter-detectives in Lady Audley's Secret and Henry Dunbar; Chapter 5 Perception, Abduction, Disability: Eleanor's Victory and The Trail of the Serpent.
Summary: This book is devoted to Mary Elizabeth Braddon's complex relationship with the three main Victorian literary genres (the Gothic, the Detective and the Realist novel) using Braddon's bestselling sensation fiction, Lady Audley's Secret, as a starting point from which to assess her work.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [194]-213) and index.

Cover; Copyright; Contents; Series Editor's Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction: the Lady Audley Paradigm; Part I Gothic Mutations; Chapter 1 Displacing the Gothic in Lady Audley's Secret; Chapter 2 John Marchmont's Legacy and the Topologies of Dispossession; Chapter 3 Reading between the (Blood) linesof Victorian Vampires: 'Good Lady Ducayne'; Part II Darwinian Detections; Chapter 4 From Geology to Genealogy:Detectives and Counter-detectives in Lady Audley's Secret and Henry Dunbar; Chapter 5 Perception, Abduction, Disability: Eleanor's Victory and The Trail of the Serpent.

This book is devoted to Mary Elizabeth Braddon's complex relationship with the three main Victorian literary genres (the Gothic, the Detective and the Realist novel) using Braddon's bestselling sensation fiction, Lady Audley's Secret, as a starting point from which to assess her work.

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