Sensationalism and the Sensation Debate 1855-1890

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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.
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


  • sensation, novel, journalism, reviews


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