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Arguing that the female criminal subject was central to the rise of the British novel, Kirsten T. Saxton provides insights into the complex ways in which categories of criminality, gender and fiction intersected in the long 18th century.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -145) and index.
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Imagining murder in Augustan England : bodies of evidence; murder and gender Moving violations : Aphra Behn, Delarivier Manley, and the romance of violence "Interesting memoirs of the most notorious characters" : four eighteenth-century murderesses "The confines of virtue and the frontiers of vice" : Daniel Defoe's Roxana and Henry Fielding's Amelia "The prisoner at the bar" : Mary Blandy and Henry Fielding.
K5172 .S39 2009
Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate,