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Sensationalism and the Sensation Debate 1855-1890

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Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherPickering and Chatto
Number of pages400
ISBN (Print)1851967710
Publication statusPublished - 2004

Publication series

NameVarieties of Women's Sensation Fiction
PublisherPickering and Chatto


A selection of original Victorian articles charting the rise of the sensation novel from the 1850s onwards. The articles, taken from a wide range of newpapers and magazines, record something of the controversy surrounding this important sub-genre and the critical debates it engendered. Also includes an annotated bibliography of 500 sensation novels.

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