In the Secret Theatre of Home: Wilkie Collins, Sensation Narrative, and Nineteenth-Century Psychology by Jenny Bourne Taylor
Approx. 124,700 words.
Published on July 28, 2013 by
Taylor’s depth of research and thoughtful analysis establishes the importance of Wilkie Collins as a writer whose fiction challenges the cultural constructions of the 19th century. Going beyond conventional discussion of the sensation genre, here we see the depth and range of Collins’ writing and gain an understanding of its relation to Victorian medical thought.