THE LITERARY INDEX

LITERARY CRITICISM AND ANALYSIS OF NOVELS AND POETRY

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The Woman in White
By Wilkie Collins

An essay by S. Brooke Cameron, an Assistant Professor of English at Queen’s University, Ontario, exploring the influence of 18th century amatory fiction, such as the novels of Eliza Haywood, on Collins's gender depictions, particularly Marian Halcombe, the heroine of his novel.
In this essay, Philipp Erchinger of the University of Exeter, examines Collins's narrative technique of employing several first person narrators.