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The Private Rod : Marital Violence, Sensation, and the Law in Victorian Britain
The Private Rod Marital Violence Sensation and the Law in Victorian Britain
Author: Marlene Tromp
Sensation novels, a genre characterized by scandalous narratives and emotionally and socially provocative dialogue and plots, had their heyday in England in the 1860s and 1870s, in the midst of growing concern about codes of behavior in marriage. Largely excluded from the academic canon of the late twentieth century, sensation novels had an impa...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780813919492
ISBN-10: 0813919495
Publication Date: 9/2000
Pages: 289
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Publisher: University of Virginia Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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