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Author Leckie, Barbara.

Title Culture and adultery : the novel, the newspaper, and the law, 1857-1914 / Barbara Leckie
Published Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [1999]
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Description 1 online resource
Series New cultural studies
New cultural studies.
Contents Introduction: Censorship and Adultery -- The Democracy of Print: The Mid-Victorian Censorship Debates -- Columns of Scandal: The Divorce Court Journalism Debates -- An Undercurrent of the Body: The Sensation Novel Debates -- A National Habit of Repression: Henry James's Negotiation of Adultery in The Golden Bowl -- A Good Read: Ford Madox Ford's A Call and The Good Soldier -- Conclusion: The Narrative of a Waking Body
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-288) and index
Subject Adultery in literature.
Adultery -- English-speaking countries -- Public opinion.
American fiction -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Journalism -- English-speaking countries.
Law and literature -- History -- 19th century.
Law and literature -- History -- 20th century.
Legal stories, English -- History and criticism.
Sensationalism in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0812234987
1512805475 (electronic bk.)
9781512805475 (electronic bk.)