Table of contents for The woman in white / Wilkie Collins ; edited by Maria K. Bachman and Don Richard Cox.


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List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction William Wilkie Collins: A Brief Chronology A Note on the Text The Woman in White Appendix A: Prefaces to the Novel 1. Preface, 1860, Sampson Low, Son & Co., Three-volume Edition 2. Preface to the Present Edition, 1861, Sampson Low, Son & Co., One-voume Edition 3. Preface. La Femme en Blanc, 1861, trans. E.D. Forgues, J. Hetzel (Paris) Appendix B: Sample Page from All the Year Round Appendix C: Commentary and Reviews of The Woman in White 1. The Opinions of Charles Dickens 2. Unsigned Review, Saturday Review (25 August 1860) 3. Unsigned Review [E.S. Dallas], The Times (30 October 1860) 4. "Awful Apparition," Punch (6 April 1861) 5. Unsigned Review [Mrs. Oliphant], Blackwood's Magazine (May 1862) 6. Edmund Yates, "Mr. Wilkie Collins in Gloucester Place," in Celebrities at Home (1879) 7. Wilkie Collins, "How I Write My Books: Related in a Letter to a Friend," The Globe (26 November 1887) 8. F.W. Waddy, "He Wrote 'The Woman in White,'" Once a Week (24 February 1872) Appendix D: The Woman Question 1. From William Blackstone, Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765-69) 2. From Sarah Stickney Ellis, The Women of England, Their Social Duties, and Domestic Habits (1839) 3. From John Ruskin, Sesame and Lilies, 1865 (1907) 4. From Caroline Norton, A Letter to the Queen (1855) Appendix E: The Lunacy Panic of 1858 and the Mesmeric Mania of 1851 1. “Lady Bulwer Lytton,” The Times (19 July 1858) 2. “Commission of Lunacy,” The Times (27 July 1858) 3. [Editorial], The Times (28 July 1858) 4. “The Tragedy of Acomb House,” The Sunday Times (1 August 1858) 5. “The Mad-House System,” The Sunday Times (15 August 1858) 6. “Lunatic Asylums and the Lunacy Laws (By a Physician),” The Times (19 August 1858) 7. “Commission in Lunacy,” The Sunday Times (29 August 1858) 8. “Law and Lunacy,” Punch (15 January 1862) 9. “Mesmerism; Its Dangers and Curiosities,” Punch (24 February 1844) 10. Anonymous, “Electro-biology,” Westminster Review (1851) 11. Wilkie Collins, “Magnetic Evenings at Home” (Letter 1), The Leader (17 January 1852) Select Bibliography


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