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The Moonstone: A Detective Novel By Collins
Victorian novels -Eliot's Middlemarch- might be defined as a provincial novel, a historical novel, a double Bildungsroman, or (more generally) a classic work of realism. From May 1846 Collins became a law student at Lincoln's Inn and was called to the bar in 1851. I hope that, as I begin to synthesize my reading in the next few months, I will be able to relate these formal and thematic questions more coherently to my overall interest in the history of nineteenth century novelistic genres. It influenced Collins's successors from Trollope and Conan Doyle onwards and has set the standard by which other detective novels are judged. Despite his growing success, Collins's health began to decline during the 1850s and 1860s, suffering from what he always described as 'rheumatic gout' or 'neuralgia'. Another is that, especially in the days before professional police forces, the amateur detective can operate more plausibly than in the present day. Elizabeth Gaskell, Mary Barton (1848 cranford (1853 charlotte Bronte, The Professor (1846/1857).
Swinburne regarded Man and Wife (1870 which attacked both marriage laws and the cult of athleticism, as 'the first and best' of the type, 'so expanding Democracy Through Reform Movements brilliant in exposition of character, so dextrous in construction of incident.' The Law and the Lady (1875 featuring an early. Breathing difficulties due to heart problems became more common and he resorted to capsules of amyl nitrate and hypo-phosphate. Wilkie Collins was the elder son of William Collins the celebrated landscape artist and portrait painter and named after his godfather, Sir David Wilkie. Wells, The Time Machine (1895) Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892) Sarah Grand, The Heavenly Twins (1893) George Du Maurier, Trilby (1894) Bram Stoker, Dracula (1897) Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady (1881) The Turn of the Screw (1898) The Wings. Female detectives appeared from the 1860s onwards but few showed staying power until Christie introduced Miss Jane Marple.
His best-known works are The Woman in White (1859 No Name (1862 Armadale (1866) and The.
Wilkie Collins - A Short Biography Introduction The Early Years The Dickens Connection The Woman in White and success The Other Woman The.
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