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    Knight, Mark 2009. FIGURING OUT THE FASCINATION: RECENT TRENDS IN CRITICISM ON VICTORIAN SENSATION AND CRIME FICTION. Victorian Literature and Culture, Vol. 37, Issue. 01, p. 323.

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    Durgan, Jessica 2015. WILKIE COLLINS'S BLUE PERIOD: COLOR, AESTHETICS, AND RACE IN POOR MISS FINCH. Victorian Literature and Culture, Vol. 43, Issue. 04, p. 765.

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    The Cambridge Companion to Wilkie Collins
    • Online ISBN: 9781139001243
    • Book DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/CCOL0521840384
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Wilkie Collins was one of the most popular writers of the nineteenth century. He is best known for The Woman in White, which inaugurated the sensation novel in the 1860s, and The Moonstone, one of the first detective novels; but he wrote over 20 novels, plays and short stories during a career that spanned four decades. This Companion offers a fascinating overview of Collins's writing. In a wide range of essays by leading scholars, it traces the development of his career, his position as a writer and his complex relation to contemporary cultural movements and debates. Collins's exploration of the tensions which lay beneath Victorian society is analysed through a variety of critical approaches. A chronology and guide to further reading are provided, making this book an indispensable guide for all those interested in Wilkie Collins and his work.

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