Henry Longueville Mansel
Standard Name: Mansel, Henry Longueville
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|Literary responses||Mary Elizabeth Braddon||
With these startling and popular early novels, MEB helped to initiate a new genre, initially called sensation fiction, which developed into the detective novel and thriller. The first sustained attack on the genre, a lengthy...
|Textual Features||Ellen Wood|
Henry Mansel in the Quarterly Review attacked sensation novels as preaching to the nerves and as indications of a wide-spread corruption, of which they are in part both the effect and the cause; called into...