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The Woman in White

The Woman in White( )
Editor: Sutherland, John
Author: Collins, Wilkie
Series title:World's Classics Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2008
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $19.95
Book Description:

The Woman in White is the first and greatest `Sensation Novel'. Walter Hartright's mysterious midnight encounter with the woman in white draws him into a vortex of crime, poison, kidnapping, and international intrigue. This new critical edition is the first to use the manuscript of the novel. John Sutherland examines Collins's contribution to Victorian fiction, traces his practices as a creator of plot, and provides a chronology of the novel's complicatedevents.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.8 x 19.5 x 3.2 cm
Book Weight:0.513 Kilograms
Author Biography
Collins, Wilkie (Editor)
John Sutherland was born on October 9, 1938. After graduating from the University of Leicester in 1964, he began his academic career as an assistant lecturer in Edinburgh. He specializes in Victorian fiction, 20th century literature, and the history of publishing. He is Lord Northcliffe Professor Emeritus of Modern English Literature at University College, London and is currently teaching at the California Institute of Technology. He writes for The Guardian and is a well-known literary reviewer.

He is the author of more than 20 books including Stephen Spender: The Authorized Biography, How to Read a Novel: A User's Guide, The Boy Who Loved Books, Curiosities of Literature, 50 Literature Ideas You Really Need to Know, Lives of the Novelists: A History of Fiction in 294 Lives, and Magic Moments: Life-Changing Encounters with Books, Film, Music. He is also the co-author, with Stephen Fender, of Love, Sex, Death and Words: Tales from a Year in Literature.


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