Visualisation in Popular Fiction, 1860-1960: Graphic Narratives, Fictional Images

Synopsis

Visualisation in Popular Fiction 1860-1960 explores the important but neglected tradition of illustrated fiction in English. It suggests new analytical approaches for its study by offering detailed discussions of a range of representative texts, including Mary Webb's Gone to Earth and Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca . Among the issues and genres Sillars explores are: * Victorian `narrative' paintings * Edwardian fictional magazines * comic strips * illustrated children's stories * the translation of novels into film An insightful and highly informative work, Visualisation in Popular Fiction will be of value to students of literature, cultural studies, visual art and film.