Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -247) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
1. Regicide and Reginamania : G.W.M. Reynolds and The mysteries of London / John Plunkett 2. The making of a master criminal : the 'Chief of the thugs' in Victorian writings on crime / Maire ni Fhlathuin 3. Black markets and cadaverous pies : the corpse, urban trade and industrial consumption in the penny blood / Sally Powell 4. "Stepchildren of nature" : East Lynne and the spectre of female degenercay, 1860-1861 / Andrew Maunder 5. Murder, gender, and popular fiction by women in the 1860s : Braddon, Oliphan, Yonge / June Sturrock 6. Anatomy of a "Nine days' wonder" : sensational journalism in the decade of the sensational novel / Dallas Liddle 7. The inside story : crime, convicts and careers for women / Barbara Onslow 8. "The truth of midnight" and "The truth of noonday" : sensation and madness in James Thomson's The city of dreadful night / Dafydd Moore 9. Puffed papers and broken promises : white-collar crime and literacy justice in The way we live now / Karen Odden 10. Something to Hyde : the "Strange preference" of Henry Jekyll / Grace Moore 11. The novelization of the Dreyfus Affair : femininity and sensations in Fin-de-Siecle France / Christopher E. Forth 12. "Furious passions of the Celtic race" : Ireland, madness and Wilkie Collins's Blind love / Maria K. Bachman 13. Time's hand : fingerprints, empire, and Victorian narratives of crime / Gita Panjabi Trelease 14. Vamping the children : the "Bloofer lady", the "London minotaur" and child-victimization in late nineteenth-century England / Leslie Ann Minot 15. Ballad of a demon barber : the criminal career of George Chapman / Nicholas Freeman.