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Dickens, Reade, and Collins: sensation novelists

a study in the conditions and theories of novel writing in Victorian England.

by Walter Clarke Phillips

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Published by Russell & Russell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Reade, Charles, 1814-1884 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Sensationalism in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR871 .P5 1962
    The Physical Object
    Pagination230 p.
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5853070M
    LC Control Number62013845
    OCLC/WorldCa350356

      By the literary journalist Edmund Yates would place Collins fourth among contemporary English novelists, just behind Dickens, Thackeray and Charlotte Brontë. Charles Dickens is often cited as an influence on the development of the sensation novel with the reservation that his own fiction is of a higher order, but Walter Phillips, in Dickens, Reade, and Collins: Sensation Novelists, places the work of Dickens firmly within the genre, especially such novels as Bleak House () and Great Expectations.

    In the midst of a Victorian culture ingrained with strict social etiquette and societal norms, Wilkie Collins composed novels that contained asocial, even anarchic, impulses. A contemporary of Dickens, Collins creates a world more Kafkaesque than Dickensian, a world populated by doppelgangers, secret selves, oddballs, and grotesques. The essays of Reality's Dark Light: .   In the s, the sensation novels and theatre became closely intertwined; many of the famous sensation novelists wrote as well for the stage. [3] Dickens, Reade, and Collins all wrote and acted for the theatre and for many novelists, the stage helped them to gain recognition as authors. Peter Brooks defines melodrama as an attempt, "to find.

      I have read other novels by Wilkie Collins (The Moonstone and The Woman in White) and thoroughly enjoyed the penmanship of this contemporary of Dickens. This is the first time I have read Armadale - and it did not disappoint. Although a fairly long book, the story catches the reader up in the tale and most certainly never "drags".Reviews:   Wilkie Collins (January 8, – Septem ) has been called the grandfather of the English detective novel. He was a writer of the "sensational" school during the Victorian Period, and with bestselling novels and successful plays such as The Woman in White, The Moonstone, and The Frozen Deep, Collins explored the effects of mysterious, shocking, .


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D.) Columbia university, Dickens, Reade, and Collins, sensation novelists; a study in the conditions and theories of novel writing in Victorian England. In the s, the sensation novels and theatre became closely intertwined; many of the famous sensation novelists wrote as well for the stage.

Dickens, Reade, and Collins all wrote and acted for the theatre and for many novelists, the stage helped them to gain recognition as authors. Peter Brooks defines melodrama as an attempt, "to find, to. ★★★★★★★★★ Author:Title:Published:Genre:Pages:My edition: Wilkie Collins The Woman in WhiteVictorian, sensation, mystery, classicPenguin Classics, The Woman in White famously opens with Walter Hartright's eerie encounter on a moonlit London road.

Engaged as a drawing master to the beautiful Laura Fairlie, Walter becomes embroiled. Although some of Dickens's later works, especially The Mystery of Edwin Drood (), exhibit some of the tendencies of Sensation fiction, in his last novel he was more likely responding to the new form, as produced by his apprentice and associate at All the Year Round, Wilkie Collins, rather than merely aping it.

Ousby, I., 'Wilkie Collins and Other Sensation Novelists' in Bloodhounds of Heaven, Cambridge MA, Petersen, A., 'Wilkie Collins and the Mystery Novel' in Victorian Masters of Mystery from Wilkie Collins to Conan Doyle, New York Quayle, E., The Collector's Book of Detective Fiction, London Get this from a library.

Dickens, Reade, and Collins, sensation novelists a study in the conditions and theories of novel writing in Victorian England. [Walter Clarke Phillips]. and bestselling author Wilkie Collins is hard at work on a new detective novel, The he is weighed down by a mountain of problems - his own sickness, the death of his mother, and, most pressing, the announcement by his live-in mistress that she has tired of his relationship with another woman and intends to marry someone else/5(19).

Excerpt from Dickens, Reade, and Collins Sensation Novelists: A Study in the Conditions and Theories of Novel Writing in Victorian England. Dickens once condemned a doctrinaire preface by his friend Collins on the principle that a book of all things ought to stand by itself. Next is The Moonstone (), another fabulous book, frequently credited as the first detective novel.

Why did you choose it. Like The Woman in White, it’s one of the novels by Collins people are likely to ’s another with several characters, lots of perspectives, a great mystery at the middle of it. It’s the first novel that makes detection its whole business; it introduces.

The Woman in White (), by Wilkie Collins. The first sensation novel, and one of my favorite novels of all time, this stolen-identity saga by one of Dickens’ closest collaborators and protégés draws on split-narrative techniques to piece.

Dickens and Collins at once took to each other and a friendship began which lasted until Dickens's death in Forster, in his biography of Dickens, wrote, in one of his few references to Collins in the book, that 'Wilkie Collins became for all the rest of the life of Dickens one of his dearest and most valued friends.'.

The Secret Life of Wilkie Collins. London: Allison & Busby, Hughes, Winifred. The Maniac in the Cellar: Sensation Novels of the s. Princeton: Princeton University Press, Lonoff, Sue. Wilkie Collins and His Victorian Readers: A Study in the Rhetoric of Authorship.

New York: AMS Press, Marshall, William H. Wilkie Collins. Key texts. The genre was founded upon three novels: Collins’s The Woman in White (), about the insanely complex machinations of a decayed British aristocrat and a bonbon-guzzling Italian Count; Ellen Wood’s East Lynne () about an adulterous woman disfigured in a railway crash, who returns, disguised, to the family home, in order to work in the.

Walter C. Phillips, Dickens, Reade, and Collins: Sensation Novelists () [cross references: Sensation Fiction, Collins, Dickens] Robert M. Polhemus, Comic Faith: The Great Tradition from Austen to Joyce () Robert M.

Polhemus, Erotic Faith: Being in Love from Jane Austen to D. H. Lawrence () [cross references].Sensation and Professionalism in the Victorian Novel ( pages including bibliography and index), written by a renowned specialist of Wilkie Collins and Victorian studies, treads on new territory and fills a gap in studies of the sensation novel by focusing on a specific category of characters, the “professionals”, at a period () when their status was being redefined.

‘Sensation fiction’ Wilkie Collins’s novel, The Woman in White, was first serialised in Charles Dickens’s journal All The Year Round, starting in November It was a huge success, and the publication of the novel in made Collins an independently wealthy man, able to command up to £ advances for his novels.