|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Series:||Ashgate Series in Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Studies Series|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)|
About the Author
Jennifer Phegley is Professor of English, John Cyril Barton is Assistant Professor of English, and Kristin N. Huston is a doctoral student at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA.
Table of Contents
Contents: Preface, David S. Reynolds; Introduction: 'an age of sensation...across the Atlantic', John Cyril Barton and Jennifer Phegley; Irresponsible acts: the transatlantic dialogues of William Godwin and Charles Brockden Brown, Christopher Apap; Daughters of the American Revolution: sensational pedagogy in Susanna Rowson's Charlotte Temple, Holly Blackford; 'Raw pork steaks with treacle': 19th-century American sensationalism and Oliver Twist, David Bordelon; Radical sensationalism: George Lippard in his transatlantic contexts, David S. Reynolds; The scourge of 'foreign vagabonds': George Thompson and the influence of European sensationalism in popular antebellum literature, Alexander Moudrov; Charles Reade: the British Harriet Beecher Stowe and the affect of sensation, Dorice Williams Elliott; Women in white: the tragic mulatta and the rise of British sensation fiction, Kimberley Snyder Manganelli; Slavery, sensation, and transatlantic publishing rights in Mary Elizabeth Braddon's The Octoroon, Jennifer Phegley; Business sense and sensation: the transatlantic trade in domestic drama, Kate Mattacks; Transatlantic magnetism: Eliot's The Lifted Veil and Alcott's sensation stories, Susan David Bernstein; Botanical brews: tea, consumption and the exotic in Braddon's Lady Audley's Secret and Alcott's Behind a Mask, Narin Hassan; Transatlantic sensationalism in Victorian domestic fiction: failed settler narratives in Charlotte Yonge's The Trial, Tamara S. Wagner; The Return of the Native as transatlantic sensation, or Hardy sensationalized, Julia McCord Chavez; Violent passions: Anglo-American sensationalization of the Balkans, Ana Savic Moturu; Index.