Blind Love / Edition 1

Blind Love / Edition 1

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by Wilkie Collins
     
 

ISBN-10: 155111447X

ISBN-13: 9781551114477

Pub. Date: 12/11/2003

Publisher: Broadview Press

“This edition of Collins’s Blind Love offers the best of modern scholarship—it is impossible to praise it too much.” — A.D. Hutter, UCLA

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“This edition of Collins’s Blind Love offers the best of modern scholarship—it is impossible to praise it too much.” — A.D. Hutter, UCLA

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781551114477
Publisher:
Broadview Press
Publication date:
12/11/2003
Series:
Broadview Literary Texts Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
465
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

  • Historical Context: The Irish Question
    Wilkie Collins’s Response to the Irish Question
    Anglo-Saxon vs. Celt: The Imperialist Agenda
    Wilkie Collins and the “Woman Question”
    The Von Scheurer Fraud
    Blind Love: The History and Evolution of the Text

William Wilkie Collins: A Brief Chronology

A Note on the Text

Blind Love

Appendix A: Reaction to the Death of Wilkie Collins

  1. “Death of Mr.Wilkie Collins,” The Times, 24 September 1889
  2. “The Late Mr.Wilkie Collins,” The Illustrated London News, 28 September 1889
  3. “Obituary.Wilkie Collins,” The Academy, 28 September 1889

Appendix B: Contemporary Reviews of Collins’s Work

  1. Edmund Yates, “The Works of Wilkie Collins,” Temple Bar, August 1890
  2. Meredith White Thompson,“Wilkie Collins,” The Spectator, 28 September 1889
  3. George Cotterell, “New Novels,” The Academy, 15 March 1890
  4. “Blind Love,” New York Tribune, 23 January 1890
  5. Andrew Lang, “Mr. Wilkie Collins’s Novels,” Contemporary Review, January 1890
  6. Harold Quilter, “In Memoriam Amici: Wilkie Collins,” The Universal Review, 5, 1889

Appendix C: Horace Pym’s Notes on the Von Scheurer Case

Appendix D: Newspaper Accounts of the Insurance Trial

  1. “The Scheurer Frauds,” The Times, 25 April 1888
  2. “France,” The Times, 26 April 1888
  3. “France,” The Times, 27 April 1888

Appendix E: The Prologue to “Iris,” Manuscript “C,” 1887

Appendix F: Excerpts from Collins’s Plans for Blind Love: The Synopsis

  1. The Cast of Characters
  2. The Synopsis

Appendix G: The Irish Question

  1. Accounts from The Times, 1882
  2. The Irish as Depicted in Punch, 1866, 1881, 1882

Appendix H: The Duties of the Lady’s Maid

Select Bibliography

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