Written in letter form, Love’s Cross-Currents: A Year’s Letters, A. C. Swinburne’s only completed novel, mimics the epistolary fiction of the eighteenth century. This article argues that Swinburne exploits this genre’s engagement with spectacles of suffering to afford his readers access to sadomasochistic pleasures.
|Number of pages||17|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Sep 2017|
- epistolary fiction
- Victorian fiction