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Victorian sensation, or, The spectacular, the shocking, and the scandalous in nineteenth-century Britain / Michael Diamond.
Creator:
Diamond, Michael.
Title:
Victorian sensation, or, The spectacular, the shocking, and the scandalous in nineteenth-century Britain / Michael Diamond.
Alternate Title(s):
Victorian sensation
Spectacular, the shocking, and the scandalous in nineteenth-century Britain
Published/Created:
London : Anthem Press, 2004.
Physical Description:
328 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 20 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
DA533 .D525 2004 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-322) and index.
Contents:
Royalty -- Political movements -- Religion and morality -- Sex scandal -- Murder -- The 'sensation novel' -- The 'sensation drama' -- Stars of entertainment.
Subject Terms:
Curiosities and wonders -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Popular culture -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Scandals -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Sensationalism in journalism -- Great Britain -- History.
Spectacular, The -- History -- 19th century.
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