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Dicken's Villains: Melodrama, Character, Popular Culture

Juliet John
Format
Book
Published
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Language
English
ISBN
0198184611 (acid-free paper)
Contents
  • Intellectual incorrectness: melodrama, populism, cultural hierarchies
  • The villains of stage melodrama: romanticism and the politics of character
  • Dickens, acting, and ambivalence: periodical passions
  • Melodramatic poetics and the gothic villain: interiority, deviance, emotion
  • Twisting the Newgate tale: popular culture, pleasure, and the politics of genre
  • Dickens and dandyism: masking interiority
  • Byronic baddies, melodramatic anxieties
  • Sincerely deviant women
Description
xiii, 258 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [238]-252) and index.
Technical Details
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