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Year 2024, Issue: Special Issue: Wilkie Collins, 95 - 97, 28.01.2024
https://doi.org/10.47777/cankujhss.1426760

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  • Knight, S. 2023. Wilkie Collins: The Complete Fiction. Routledge.

Wilkie Collins: The Complete Fiction, by Stephen Knight

Year 2024, Issue: Special Issue: Wilkie Collins, 95 - 97, 28.01.2024
https://doi.org/10.47777/cankujhss.1426760

Abstract

Stephen Knight’s monograph, Wilkie Collins: The Complete Fiction (2023, Routledge) is a detailed study of Wilkie Collins’ life and career as a complex and accomplished author; ultimately, it presents a call for more scholarly attention and interest in his works. The study engages Collins’ complete fiction by grounding his texts in historical and biographical context. Knight offers extensive background about events, politics, anecdotes, and interactions as Collins built his writing career. Moreover, the study presents details about Collins’ life, his engagement with the publishing industry, and his interaction with other authors at the time. By this approach, the book explores Collins’ literary production considering the influence of consumption, and the criticism of his works to better understand and position him as a complex and successful author. Knight’s monograph also offers historical context and recent scholarly criticism of Collins studies. While this exploration sheds light on Collins’ development as a successful author, producer of novelty, and a political voice, the study repeats the argument that Collins’ works have not received the scholarly attention they deserve.

References

  • Knight, S. 2023. Wilkie Collins: The Complete Fiction. Routledge.

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Primary Language English
Subjects British and Irish Language, Literature and Culture
Journal Section Book Reviews
Authors

Ahmet Can VARGÜN This is me 0000-0002-0659-2161

Early Pub Date January 27, 2024
Publication Date January 28, 2024
Submission Date October 30, 2023
Acceptance Date December 10, 2023
Published in Issue Year 2024 Issue: Special Issue: Wilkie Collins

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APA VARGÜN, A. C. (2024). Wilkie Collins: The Complete Fiction, by Stephen Knight. Cankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences(Special Issue: Wilkie Collins), 95-97. https://doi.org/10.47777/cankujhss.1426760

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