Sensation fiction on stage

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This chapter examines the adaptation, for the nineteenth century stage, of sensation novels and their impact on Victorian theatre. It discusses the role played by the censor, as well as the move towards spectacular special effects as one of the selling points of the adaptations.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCambridge Companion to Sensation Fiction
EditorsAndrew Mangham
Place of PublicationCambridge
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9780521157094
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2013


  • sensation, theatre, novel, Victorian


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