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Author Miller, Elizabeth Carolyn, 1974-

Title Framed : the new woman criminal in British culture at the Fin de Siècle / Elizabeth Carolyn Miller.

Imprint Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press : University of Michigan Library, ©2008.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 284 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
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Bibliography
Filmography
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Includes filmography.
Contents Private and public eyes : Sherlock Holmes and the invisible woman -- Beautiful for ever! cosmetics, consumerism, L.T. Meade, and Madame Rachel -- The limits of the gaze : class, gender, and authority in early British cinema -- Dynamite, interrupted : gender in James's and Conrad's novels of failed terror -- "An invitation to dynamite" : female revolutionaries in late-Victorian dynamite narrative.
Summary Framed uses fin de siècle British crime narrative to pose the question: why do female criminal characters tend to be alluring and appealing while fictional male criminals of the era are unsympathetic or even grotesque? The author addresses this question, examining popular literary and cinematic culture from roughly 1880 to 1914 to shed light on an otherwise overlooked social and cultural type: the conspicuously glamorous New Woman criminal. In so doing, she breaks with the many Foucauldian studies of crime to emphasize the genuinely subversive aspects of these popular female figures. Drawing on a rich body of archival material, Miller argues that the New Woman Criminal exploited iconic elements of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century commodity culture, including cosmetics and clothing, to fashion an illicit identity that enabled her to subvert legal authority in both the public and the private spheres.
Note Print version record.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
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Subject Detective and mystery stories, English -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Female offenders in literature.
Terrorism in literature.
Consumption (Economics) in literature.
Feminism and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Detective and mystery films -- Great Britain -- History and criticism.
Women in popular culture -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Consumption (Economics) in literature. (OCoLC)fst00876484
Detective and mystery films. (OCoLC)fst00891450
Detective and mystery stories, English. (OCoLC)fst00891515
English fiction. (OCoLC)fst00910817
Female offenders in literature. (OCoLC)fst00922643
Feminism and literature. (OCoLC)fst00922735
Literature and society. (OCoLC)fst01000096
Terrorism in literature. (OCoLC)fst01148151
Women in popular culture. (OCoLC)fst01177953
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Literatur
Weibliche Kriminelle Motiv
Kultur
Weibliche Kriminelle
Großbritannien
Frauenkriminalität -- Motiv -- Roman -- englischer.
Roman -- englischer -- Motiv -- Frauenkriminalität.
Kriminalliteratur -- englische.
Kriminalfilm -- Grossbritannien.
Kriminalliteratur -- englische -- Geschichte 19. Jh.
Englisch.
English Literature.
English.
Languages & Literatures.
Chronological Term Geschichte 1880-1900
1800-1899
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Title Digitalculturebooks.
Other Form: Print version: Miller, Elizabeth Carolyn, 1974- Framed. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press : University of Michigan Library, ©2008 9780472070442 (DLC) 2008015026 (OCoLC)225852336
ISBN 9780472024469 (electronic bk.)
0472024469 (electronic bk.)
9780472900473 (electronic bk.)
0472900471 (electronic bk.)
9780472070442 (acid-free paper)
9780472050444 (pbk. ; acid-free paper)
0472070444 (pbk. ; acid-free paper)
0472050443 (acid-free paper)

 
    
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