Victorian Crime, Madness and Sensation

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Beginning with Victoria's enthronement and an exploration of sensationalist accounts of attacks on the Queen, and ending with the notorious case of a fin-de-siecle killer, Victorian Crime, Madness and Sensation throws new light on nineteenth-century attitudes toward crime and 'deviance'. The essays, which draw on both canonical and liminal texts, examine the Victorian fascination with criminal psychology and pathology, engaging with real life cases alongside fictional accounts by writers as diverse as Ainsworth, Stevenson, ...

Victorian Crime, Madness and Sensation 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138246669

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Victorian Crime, Madness and Sensation 2005, Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754640608

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