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Author Palmer, Beth, 1982-

Title Women's authorship and editorship in Victorian culture : sensational strategies / Beth Palmer
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011


Description 1 online resource (206 pages) : illustrations
Series Oxford English monographs
Oxford English monographs.
Contents A different context for sensation : serialization, celebrity culture, and the feminist press -- Mary Elizabeth Braddon's "strong measures" -- Ellen Wood, religious feeling, and sensation -- Florence Marryat on page and on stage -- The new woman, the legacies of sensation, and the press of the 1890s
Summary Examining the ways in which women writers used the powerful positions of author and editor to perform conventions of gender and genre in the Victorian period, this book considers the work of Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Ellen Wood and Florence Marryat to explore their mutually-influential strategies of authorship and editorship
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Braddon, M. E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1835-1915 -- Criticism and interpretation
Marryat, Florence, 1833-1899 -- Criticism and interpretation
Wood, Henry, Mrs., 1814-1887 -- Criticism and interpretation
Braddon, M. E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1835-1915.
Marryat, Florence, 1833-1899
Wood, Henry, Mrs., 1814-1887.
English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Periodicals -- Publishing -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
English fiction.
English fiction -- Women authors.
Periodicals -- Publishing.
Women and literature.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199599110