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Author Gilbert, Pamela K.

Title Disease, desire, and the body in Victorian women's popular novels / Pamela K. Gilbert
Published Cambridge, U.K ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 207 pages)
Series Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture ; 11
Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture ; 11
Contents Introduction -- "In the body of the text" : metaphors of reading and the body -- Genre : the social construction of sensation -- M.E. Braddon : sensational realism -- Rhoda Broughton : anything but love -- Ouida : romantic exchange -- Afterword : the other Victorians
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-205) and index
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Subject Desire in literature.
Diseases and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Diseases in literature.
English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Human body in literature.
Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Medical fiction -- History and criticism.
Popular literature -- Great Britain -- History and criticism.
Sensationalism in literature.
Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Women -- Books and reading -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511005202 (electronic bk.)
9780511005206 (electronic bk.)
(hardback)