xiv, 271 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Private violence in the public eye: the early writings of Charles Dickens Domestic violence and middle-class manliness: Dombey and Son From regency violence to Victorian feminism: the tenant of Wildfell Hall The abused woman and the community: "Janet's Repentance" Strange revelations: the divorce court, the newspaper, and the woman in white The private eye and the public gaze: he knew he was right Marital violence and the new woman: the wing of Azrael Are women protected? Sherlock Holmes and the violent home.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-262) and index.