Regulatory bodies: Dramatic creativity, control and the commodity of Lady Audley's Secret

Mattacks, K. (2009) Regulatory bodies: Dramatic creativity, control and the commodity of Lady Audley's Secret. 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century, 8. ISSN 1755-1560

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Abstract

This article investigates how the playwrights of the Victorian era creatively exploited the loopholes in copyright and licensing laws. I argue that in depicting the heroine Lady Audley's bodily display, they themselves engage with the issues of regulatory control and freedom.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Braddon, melodrama, licensing, publishing
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education > Department of Arts and Cultural Industries
ID Code:10529
Deposited By: E. Cholerton
Deposited On:23 Jul 2010 11:29
Last Modified:16 Aug 2013 06:55

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