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Literature and sensation

Literature and sensation

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Published by Cambridge Scholars Pub. in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Senses and sensation in literature,
  • Emotions in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Anthony Uhlmann ... [et al.].
    ContributionsUhlmann, Anthony.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.S47 L58 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 322 p. ;
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23865300M
    ISBN 10144380116X
    ISBN 109781443801164
    LC Control Number2009379849


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Empire and the Literature of Sensation is a critical anthology of some of the most popular and sensational writings published before the Civil War. It is a collection of transvestite adventures, forbidden love, class conflict, and terrifying encounters with racial "others."5/5(2). This book Literature and sensation book the sensational dimension of literature according to themes that have too often been left to one side.

Literary theory has often privileged perception over sensation, cognition over raw experience, in focusing on semantics rather than sense. Empire and the Literature of Sensation is a critical anthology of some It also reveals the intense anxiety and conflict of a country struggling with what it will mean, socially and culturally, to incorporate previously held Spanish territories.4/5.

Sensation was not, in the nineteenth century, solely a Romantic preoccupation. In the latter half of the nineteenth century, the Victorian novel of sensation treated melodramatic, shocking or astonishing material. Or the quest for sensation could take on an extreme, and distinctly unromantic tenor.

Dostoyevsky’s Underground Man in Notes from. Other articles where Sensation novel is discussed: English literature: The novel: produced a new subgenre, the sensation novel, seen at its best in the work of Wilkie Collins.

Literature and sensation book Gothic novels and romances by Sheridan Le Fanu, Robert Louis Stevenson, William Morris, and Oscar Wilde; utopian fiction by Morris and Samuel Butler; and the early science fiction of H.G.

Wells make it. Mid-nineteenth-century American literature teems with the energy and excitement characteristic of the nation's era of expansion. It also reveals the intense anxiety and conflict of a country struggling with what it will mean, socially and culturally, to incorporate previously held Spanish territories.

Empire and the Literature of Sensation is a critical anthology of some of the most popular. Sensation novels play on the nerves and thrill the senses.

Matthew Sweet considers some of the key features of the genre, as well as its three founding texts, all published in the s: The Woman in White, Lady Audley's Secret and East Lynne. Literature and Sensation offers detailed and subtle readings of literature according to the sensations they represent, incite, or evoke in us, and will be of interest to readers of literary theory, ethics and aesthetics, and theorists of new media : Hardcover.

The essays in this volume cover literature and sensation in all its facets, drawing upon a range of approaches from evolutionary theory, theories of mind, perception, philosophy and aesthetics.

The works considered are drawn from various literary periods and genres. Reginald C. Terry in Victorian Popular Fiction, contends that B. Fisher's in the 16 February number of the London Review is the earliest reference to "sensation novelists" in a discussion of a current trend in American literature, "although in a general way 'sensation' had been applied to Wilkie Collins in reviews of Antonia and Basil" ().

From Don Quixote to American Pastoral, take a look at the greatest novels of all time The greatest non-fiction books The version of the best novels. Literature and Sensation offers detailed and subtle readings of literature according to the sensations they represent, incite, or evoke in us, and will be of interest to readers of literary theory, ethics and aesthetics, and theorists of new media art.

LAURIE GARRISON is Lecturer in English at the University of Lincoln, UK. She has published on a number of interdisciplinary topics, such as visual culture in the work of Wilkie Collins and the science of sexuality in Mary Braddon's by: 3. Get this from a library. Literature and sensation.

[Anthony Uhlmann;] -- "I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train" (Oscar Wilde). Literature has always treated the sensational: crime, passion, violence, trauma.

The sensation novel, also sensation fiction, was a literary genre of fiction that achieved peak popularity in Great Britain in the s and s. Its literary forebears included the melodramatic novels and the Newgate novels, which focused on tales woven around criminal biographies; it also drew on the gothic and romantic genres of fiction.

Review Literature. As an avid reader and fan of Victorian Sensation fiction, it surprises me that the genre is still relatively unheard of or discussed. Granted, we hear time and time again of famous novels associated with this controversial period of literature, but I feel that attention should also be paid to this short-lived but highly influential shift in writing.

: Science and Sensation in Romantic Poetry (Cambridge Studies in Romanticism) (): Jackson, Noel: Books -Mary Favret, "The Study of Affect and Romanticism," Literature Compass 6 () "I found myself won over by this book.

Jackson is continually incisive, and Romantic poetry as he sees it actively and thoughtfully Format: Printed Access Code.

Review of the hardback:'Noel Jackson, in his outstanding Science and Sensation in Romantic Poetry, answers the questions that 'The Affective Fallacy' leaves hanging and does so by resorting to romantic forebears: why did matters of feeling and perception press so strongly on scientists, politicians and poets at this historical juncture and, more Cited by: Penny dreadful, plural penny dreadfuls, also called bloods, an inexpensive novel of violent adventure or crime that was especially popular in mid-to-late Victorian England.

Penny dreadfuls were often issued in eight-page installments. The appellation, like dime novel and. The sensation novel is closely aligned with feminist movements: its appearance in the mid-nineteenth century coincided with the rise of the Victorian women’s movement, and, as Chapter 1 makes clear, the emergence and development of feminist literary criticism in the s and s marked a pivotal moment in the critical recovery of the genre.

"Noel Jackson, in his outstanding Science and Sensation in Romantic Poetry, answers the questions that 'The Affective Fallacy' leaves hanging and does so by resorting to romantic forebears: why did matters of feeling and perception press so strongly on scientists, politicians and poets at this historical juncture and, more searchingly, what larger implications - and legacies - are entailed Manufacturer: Cambridge University Press.

Empire and the Literature of Sensation is a critical anthology of some of the most popular and sensational writings published before the Civil War. It is a collection of transvestite adventures, forbidden love, class conflict, and terrifying encounters with racial "others."Most of the accounts, although widely distributed in nineteenth-century.

Sensation fiction was a literary genre that achieved enormous popularity during the s in Britain. The first and best known sensation novels were Wilkie Collins’s The Woman in White (), Ellen Wood’s East Lynne (), and Mary Braddon’s Lady Audley’s Secret ().

Discover librarian-selected research resources on Sensation Fiction from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more.

Home» Browse» Literature» Literary Styles and Movements» Sensation Fiction. Empire and the Literature of Sensation is a critical anthology of some of the most popular and sensational writings published before the Civil War.

It is a collection of transvestite adventures, forbidden love, class conflict, and terrifying encounters with racial "others.". The study of the relationship between feelings and literature is, at the moment, popular and blooming. 1 The interest in this subject, it seems to me, is justified by the fact that literary discourse itself is designed to arousing and forming the feelings of the listeners and readers.

Let us, however, start out by briefly inquiring into C.S. Peirce’s ideas about by:   Pamela K. Gilbert is the Albert Brick Professor and Chair of the Department of English at the University of Florida.

She has published widely in the areas of Victorian literature, cultural studies and the history of medicine. Her books include Disease, Desire and the Body in Victorian Women’s Popular Novels (), Mapping the Victorian Social Body (), and Cholera and Nation ().

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barnes noble classics literature. This book examines the relationship between neo-Victorianism and nineteenth-century sensation fiction. The book analyzes a broad range of work by well-known authors such as Daphne du Maurier, Victoria Holt, Elizabeth Peters, Philip Pullman, Joanne Harris and Charles Pallisert.

A Philip V. Allingham's review of The Cambridge Companion to Sensation Fiction “Miss Braddon’s Novels” (Lady Audley's Secret and Aurora Floyd) — review in The Reader “Miss Braddon’s Last Novel: The Doctor’s Wife ” — review in The Reader; Bibliography “Sensational Literature.”.

Moulding the Female Body in Victorian Fairy Tales and Sensation Novels. DOI link for Moulding the Female Body in Victorian Fairy Tales and Sensation Novels.

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For readers today, we just see it as a great and intriguing story, but for the Victorians, Sensation fiction was more than that.

It was one of the biggest genre shifts in literature that is amazingly just as popular today as it was in the s. Read "Science, Sexuality and Sensation Novels Pleasures of the Senses" by L.

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Literature and the Growth of British Nationalism. The Influence of Romantic Poetry and Bardic Criticism $ This book explores how British Romantic poetry—the writing, reading, and critical reception of it—reinforced British nationalism in the 19th century, ripening the political processes of nationhood that began with the first.

This fascinating new book offers a detailed account of the prolific debate about the sensation novel and considers the genre's dialogues with a number of sciences. Well-known and obscure sensation novels are read against this context in order to recover the forgotten history of.

Victorian literature is literature, mainly written in English, during the reign of Queen Victoria (–) (the Victorian era). It was preceded by Romanticism and followed by the Edwardian era (–).

While in the preceding Romantic period, poetry had been the conquerors, novels were the emperors of the Victorian period.

The aim of Laurie Garrison’s book, entitled Science, Sexuality and Sensation Novels: Pleasures of the Senses is to help fill a critical void in the study of sensation novels, in particular as regards the cultural context in which these novels were generated.The researchers found that becoming engrossed in a novel enhances connectivity in the brain and improves brain function.

Interestingly, reading fiction was found to improve the reader's ability to.Get this from a library! Science and sensation in romantic poetry. [Noel Jackson] -- An investigation into the competing impulses of science and literary experience in .