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Women writing crime fiction, 1860-1880 : fourteen American, British and Australian authors

Author: Kate Watson
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This study explores women's crime fiction writing in the mid to late 19th century in three national contexts: American, Australian and British. It also opens up critical histories of the genre. The bringing of women's "criminographic" fiction to critical attention will help correct a broader critical occlusion of crime fiction in the decades of 1860 to 1880"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Watson
ISBN: 9780786467822 0786467827
OCLC Number: 770876321
Description: viii, 252 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: ch. One Britain --
Introduction --
Catherine Crowe (1790-1872) --
Caroline Clive (1810-1873) --
Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (1801-1865) --
Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1835-1915) --
Mrs. Henry (Ellen) Wood (1814-1887) --
Colonial Connections --
ch. Two United States --
Introduction --
Harriet Prescott Spofford (1835-1921) --
Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) --
Metta Victoria Fuller Victor (1831-1885) --
Anna Katharine Green (1846-1935) --
ch. Three Australia --
Introduction --
Celeste de Chabrillan (1824-1909) --
Caroline Woolmer Leakey (Oline Keese) (1827-1881) --
Eliza Winstanley (1818-1882) --
Ellen Davitt (c. 1812-1879) --
Mary Helena Fortune (c. 1833-c. 1909/10).
Other Titles: Fourteen American, British and Australian authors
14 American, British and Australian authors
Responsibility: Kate Watson.

Abstract:

"This study explores women's crime fiction writing in the mid to late 19th century in three national contexts: American, Australian and British. It also opens up critical histories of the genre. The bringing of women's "criminographic" fiction to critical attention will help correct a broader critical occlusion of crime fiction in the decades of 1860 to 1880"--Provided by publisher.

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