Science, Sexuality and Sensation Novels Pleasures of the Senses

by Laurie Garrison

Science, Sexuality and Sensation Novels Pleasures of the Senses Synopsis

This fascinating new book offers a detailed account of the prolific debate about the sensation novel and considers the genre's dialogues with a number of sciences. Well-known and obscure sensation novels are read against this context in order to recover the forgotten history of sensual reading the genre inspired.

Science, Sexuality and Sensation Novels Pleasures of the Senses Press Reviews

'...persuasive and enlightening, revealing a good eye for detail and nuance...' - BSLS

Book Information

ISBN: 9780230203167
Publication date: 30th November 2010
Author: Laurie Garrison
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 226 pages
Categories: Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers, Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ,

About Laurie Garrison

LAURIE GARRISON is Lecturer in English at the University of Lincoln, UK. She has published on a number of interdisciplinary topics, such as visual culture in the work of Wilkie Collins and the science of sexuality in Mary Braddon's novels.

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