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Literary Lives

Wilkie Collins

A Literary Life

Authors: Law, G., Maunder, A.

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Wilkie Collins: A Literary Life draws on recently available business and personal correspondence to establish a fresh portrait of one of Victorian Britain's busiest authors. The book takes in Collins's notoriously complicated private life as well as his work as a professional author in the changing world of Victorian publishing.

About the authors

GRAHAM LAW is Professor in Media Studies at Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan. He is the author of Serializing Fiction in the Victorian Press (2000) and editor of the Wilkie Collins Society Journal.

ANDREW MAUNDER is Lecturer in English at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. He is the author of Bram Stoker (2006) and the editor of the series Varieties of Women's Sensation Fiction (2005).

Reviews

"Combining original scholarship on Collins's negotiation of the Victorian literary marketplace with lively readings of his fiction that also give a clear sense of recent trends both in Collins criticism and work on nineteenth-century popular fiction, the book serves equally well as an introduction to or an update on Collins and his literary and cultural contexts." - Lyn Pykett, Aberystwyth University


Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Collins’s Education and Reading

    Law, Graham (et al.)

    Pages 1-18

  • Collins’s Circles

    Law, Graham (et al.)

    Pages 19-33

  • Collins and the Earlier Victorian Literary Marketplace

    Law, Graham (et al.)

    Pages 34-46

  • Collins as Journalist

    Law, Graham (et al.)

    Pages 47-60

  • Collins and London

    Law, Graham (et al.)

    Pages 61-81

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Wilkie Collins
Book Subtitle
A Literary Life
Authors
Series Title
Literary Lives
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-22750-7
DOI
10.1057/9780230227507
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-4896-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-52530-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-52531-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 214
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