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William Wilkie Collins (1824 – 1889) was an English novelist, playwright, and author of short stories. His best-known works are The Woman in White, The Moonstone, Armadale, and No Name. Collins was born into the family of painter William Collins in London.
William Wilkie Collins (1824 – 1889) was an English novelist, playwright, and author of short stories. He received his early education at home from his mother. He then attended an academy and a private boarding school.
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It is easy to understand why Wilkie Collins’ book has never been out of print since 1859 once you . Collins shows the fragile nature of women in a male-dominated world. Secrets play an important part in this sprawling novel
It is easy to understand why Wilkie Collins’ book has never been out of print since 1859 once you plunge into its spectacle. Victorian England serves as the setting. A drawing teacher is hired to tutor two affluent sisters. In this instance, the novel resembles a Jane Austin soap opera. The heroine is truly a damsel-in-distress. Secrets play an important part in this sprawling novel. The villains are detestable and they suffer grievously for their conspiracy. One dies in a burning church, with the other is stabbed to death in the chest.
The Woman in White book. Matthew Sweet's introduction explores the phenomenon of Victorian 'sensation' fiction, and discusses Wilkie Collins's biographical and societal influences.
Wilkie Collins (1824-1889) began his literary career writing articles and short stories for Dickens' periodicals. He published a biography of his father and a number of plays but his reputation rests on his novels. Collins found his true fictionalmetier in mystery, suspense and crime. He is best known for his novels in the emerging genres of Sensation and Detective fiction. Matthew Sweet is a journalist and critic, and wrote his doctoral thesis on Wilkie Collins.
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Wilkie Collins was an English novelist and playwright. Sales of All The Year Round increased when The Woman in White followed A Tale of Two Cities. Collins was also a lifelong friend of the legendary writer Charles Dickens with whom he worked with on some plays and other fictional works. In total Collins was the author of 30 novels, 14 plays and more than 60 short stories with his best known works being The Woman in White and The Moonstone.
The Woman in White is Wilkie Collins's fifth published novel, written in 1859. It is considered to be among the first mystery novels and is widely regarded as one of the first (and finest) in the genre of "sensation novels". The story is sometimes considered an early example of detective fiction with protagonist Walter Hartright employing many of the sleuthing techniques of later private detectives.
Wilkie Collins, geb. 1824 in London als ältester Sohn des Landschaftsmalers William Collins und 1889 gestorben, hatte zunächst die juristische Laufbahn eingeschlagen, bis er beschloss, das Aufdecken von Kriminalfällen un. . 1824 in London als ältester Sohn des Landschaftsmalers William Collins und 1889 gestorben, hatte zunächst die juristische Laufbahn eingeschlagen, bis er beschloss, das Aufdecken von Kriminalfällen und Geheimnissen ausschließlich literarisch in Szene zu setzen. Read full description. See details and exclusions. The Woman in White (Collins Classics) by Wilkie Collins (Paperback, 2011). Brand new: lowest price.