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Author O'Brien, Ellen L., 1970-

Title Crime in verse : the poetics of murder in the Victorian era / Ellen L. O'Brien
Published Columbus : Ohio State University Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 288 pages) : illustrations
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Contents Introduction -- Murder, execution, and the criminal classes -- The murderous subject and the criminal sublime -- "Household law" and the domestication of murder
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-275) and index
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Subject Crime in literature.
Crime -- Political aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Discourse analysis, Literary.
English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Law and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Murder in literature.
Poets, English -- 19th century -- Political and social views.
Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007052288
ISBN 0814271987
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(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)