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Victorian studies in scarlet [by] Richard D. Altick.


[1st ed.].. New York, Norton [1970] .
ISBN 0393086054, 9780393086058

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Subjects Englisch.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
English literature.
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901.
Great Britain.
Kriminalroman.
Murder -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Murder.
Description 336 pages illustrations, facsimiles, portraits 22 cm
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Discusses such infamous British murderers as James Blomfield Rush, William Palmer, Thomas Smethurst, Edward Pritchard, Madeleine Smith, Jessie M'Lachlan, Franz Muller, Henry Wainwright, Kate Webster, Charles Peace, Adelaide Bartlett, Florence Maybrick, Thomas Neill Cream, George Chapman, and Samuel Dougal.
Contents Early Murders for the Million -- "A Highly Popular Murder Had Been Committed" -- Literature with a Sanguinary Cast -- The Blood-Stained Stage and Other Entertainments -- Murder and the Literary Life -- The Tragedy at Stanfield Hall / James Blomfield Rush -- "Trust Not the Physician" / William Palmer, Thomas Smethurst, and Edward Pritchard -- Henry James's Perfect Case / Madeleine Smith -- A Deed of Dreaful Note / Jessie M'Lachlan -- The Murder that Thackeray Foretold -- Franz Muller -- A Spin Across London Bridge / Henry Wainwright -- The Trouble with Servants / Kate Webster -- Charley's Music Hall Turn / Charles Peace -- A Bedroom in Pimlico / Adelaide Bartlett -- Arsenic and the Lady from Alabama / Florence Maybrick -- Poison by Pill and Pen / Thomas Neill Cream -- The Deaths at George's American Bar / George Chapman -- The Man Who Trained Nude Bicyclists / Samuel Dougal -- Murder and the Victorian Mind.
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
Aufsatzsammlung.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)96130
(OCoLC)ocm00096130
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Altick, Richard D. 1915-2008.
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