Mad Or Bad

Author: David J Vaughan
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ISBN: 1473864151
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Written in accessible language, this book - unlike any before it - retells twenty-five cases, from the renowned to obscure, including an attempt to murder a bemused Queen Victoria; the poisoner Dove and the much-feared magician; the ...

Victorian Crime Madness And Sensation

Author: Andrew Maunder
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351875922
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diagnosed England as "a literal breeding ground of decay".3 The nation's
superficial success was, it would seem, a veneer that hid ... It is this "hideous
dream"6 of moral contamination, of the wife and mother gone mad with
uncontrolled sexual longing, that Ellen Wood ... Murder, were all, as Fraser's
Magazine pointed out, "frightful evidence" that society had indeed retrograded,
and anxieties ran high.13 ...

Murder Magic Madness

Author: Davies Owen
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317867564
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This book shows how beliefs dismissed by some Victorians as ‘medieval superstitions’ continued to influence the thoughts and actions of many people, viz most famously Conan `table tapper' Doyle.

Lady Audley S Geheimnis

Author: Mary Elizabeth Braddon
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ISBN: 9783423201445
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Eine junge Gouvernante steigt durch ihre Heirat mit einem Adeligen zur begehrten Lady Audley auf.

The American Journal Of Insanity

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... criminal insane. In the wicked days of Victorian England and earlier this was
done, but since the British have, in these reforming days, created courts of
criminal appeal, they probably will soon admit " brain storms " as a defence and
then be as bad off as we are. ... First, we have gone mad on education. We
assume that ...

A History Of English Criminal Law And Its Administration From 1750

Author: Sir Leon Radzinowicz
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By the 1860s those who ruminated on the causes of crime turned their attention
to individual stigmata. ... causes favourable to crime, but while it is well-known
that poverty, disease, intemperance, ignorance, and bad education or associates,
... "Popular Science and Society: the Phrenology Movement in Early Victorian
Britain" The Journal of Social History (1974), vol. ... Madhouses, Mad ... 10 G.
Mackenzie Bacon, "The relation of Crime and Insanity, illustrated by Recent
Cases" ibid.

Victorian Sensation Fiction

Author: Andrew D. Radford
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
ISBN:
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Peters, Fiona, 'Mad, Bad, or Difficult? ... Gender, and Popular Fiction by Women
in the 1860s: Braddon, Oliphant, Yonge', in Andrew Maunder and Grace Moore,
eds Victorian Crime, Madness and Sensation (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2004).

The Dry

Author: Jane Harper
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3644224110
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Und in der Hitze steigt der Druck immer mehr ... Ein beklemmender Thriller um Heimat, Loyalität und Vergebung. «The Dry katapultiert Jane Harper sofort in die Elite der Thrillerautoren.