Lady Audley s Secret Oxford World s Classics This novel with its most untypically forceful heroine can be seen as an anticipation of Ibsen s great dramas and as an unabashed bid for freedom from the constraints of Victorian womanhood

  • Title: Lady Audley's Secret (Oxford World’s Classics)
  • Author: Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  • ISBN: 0199537240
  • Page: 293
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  • This novel, with its most untypically forceful heroine, can be seen as an anticipation of Ibsen s great dramas, and as an unabashed bid for freedom from the constraints of Victorian womanhood.

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    1. Lady Audley's Secret belongs to a genre known as the "sensation" novel. Today, of course, we would be more likely to call it a "thriller," or a "mystery," but that original term is important not only because it belongs to 1860s Victorian literature, but also because it maintains a connection back to the eighteenth century and the novel of sensibility that made made this kind of work possible in the first place. "Sensation" and "sensibility" refer to a novel's ability to provoke emotions in the r [...]


    2. This is a Victorian novel is all senses of the term -- written a couple of decades into the start of the Victorian era, set in Victorian society, and written for a Victorian audience. It was initially serialized, and each chapter is meant to get the reader to buy the next issue of the magazine. That plus the conventions of the period mean that it's terribly wordy. Perhaps the author was paid by the word, as Dickens was. But it's worth slogging through because it's a very early example of a m [...]


    3. This is a glorious story to immerse oneself! The author's approach of writing about these characters in a straight-forward factual way, gives the reader a chance to piece together the first secret that Lady Audley is keeping and eagerly I read to see what would come from the train collision confrontation that was sure to occur. Yet when it does occur, the author takes us away from that action, leaving us to find out with Robert Audley - the lawyer turned detective - what exactly is going on wi [...]


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