Wilkie Collins interdisciplinary essays / edited by Andrew Mangham.

Wilkie Collins was an author who was not afraid to experiment with different styles, genres, and ideas. This book suggests that Collins' varied writings are best understood by approaches that take account of their great interdisciplinarity and intertextuality. It offers essays on texts that hav...

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Other Authors: Mangham, Andrew, 1979-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Newcastle, UK : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2007.
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Table of Contents:
  • Too absurdly repulsive : generic indeterminacy and the failure of The fallen leaves / Anne-Marie Beller
  • A distaste for matrimonial sauce : the celebration of bachelorhood in the journalism and fiction of Collins and Dickens / Holly Furneaux
  • Parallel worlds : Collins's sensationalism and spiritual practice / Tatiana Kontou
  • Text and image together : the influence of illustration and the Victorian market in the novels of Wilkie Collins / Clare Douglass
  • The face of the adversary in the novels of Wilkie Collins / Aoife Leahy
  • Mental states : political and psychological conflict in Antonina / Andrew Mangham
  • Reading faces : physiognomy and the depiction of the heroine in the fiction of Wilkie Collins / Jessica Cox
  • Questioning moral inheritance in The legacy of Cain / Amanda Mordavsky Caleb
  • Habituation and incarceration : mental physiology and asylum abuse in The woman in white and Dracula / William Hughes
  • Heart and science and vivisection's threat to women / Greta Depledge
  • The Scotch verdict and irregular marriages : how Scottish law disrupts the normative in The law and the lady and Man and wife / Anne Longmuir
  • Collins on international copyright : from A national wrong (1870) to Considerations (1880) / Graham Law
  • The dangerous brother : family transgression in The haunted hotel / Lynn Parker
  • Twin-sisters and theatrical thieves : Wilkie Collins and the dramatic adaptation of The moonstone / Richard Pearson
  • Sensation drama? : Collins's stage adaptation of The woman in white / Janice Norwood
  • Detecting buried secrets : recent film versions of The woman in white and The moonstone / Stefani Brusberg-Kiermeier
  • Afterword /Janice M. Allan.