Victorian secrecy : economies of knowledge and concealment /

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Pionke, Albert D., 1974-, Millstein, Denise Tischler
Format: Book
Published: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2010]
Table of Contents:
  • Victorian secrecy: an introduction / Albert D. Pionke
  • Hidden agendas: the secret to early nineteenth-century British burial reform / Sarah Hoglund
  • Harriet Martineau's Victorian secret revealed: assassins, duels, and Corn Law repeal / Deborah Logan
  • Secrecy and reticence in John Henry Newman's Loss and gain / David J. Bradshaw
  • "What connexion can there be?": detection in Dickens's Bleak House / John McBratney
  • Concealing minds and the case of The woman in white / Maria K. Bachman
  • A Victorian picture puzzle: Richard Dadd's The fairy feller's masterstroke / Eleanor Fraser Stansbie
  • Detecting business fraud at home: white-collar crime and the sensational clergyman in Victorian domestic fiction / Tamara S. Wagner
  • George Eliot's Felix Holt, the radical and Byronic secrets / Denise Tischler Millstein
  • The perverse secrets of masculinity in Augusta Webster's dramatic poetry / Robert P. Fletcher
  • Victorian conjuring secrets / Michael Claxton
  • A secret censorship: the British Home Office v. town talk / Allison L. E. Wee
  • Secrets, silence, and the fractured self: Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles / Brooke McLaughlin Mitchell.