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Violent Victorians: Popular Entertainment in Nineteenth-century London

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By drawing attention to the wide range of gruesome, bloody and confronting amusements patronised by ordinary Londoners this book challenges our understanding of Victorian society and culture. From the turn of the nineteenth century, graphic, yet orderly, 're-enactments' of high level violence flourished in travelling entertainments, penny broadsides, popular theatres, cheap instalment fiction and Sunday newspapers. This book explores the ways in which these entertainments siphoned off much of the actual violence that had ...

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Violent Victorians: Popular Entertainment in Nineteenth-Century London
2012, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719086854

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Violent Victorians: Popular Entertainment in Nineteenth-Century London
2012, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719086847

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