Penny Dreadfuls and Boys' Adventures

The Barry Ono Collection of Victorian Popular Literature in the British Library

Author: Elizabeth James

Publisher: British Library Board


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 121

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Penny dreadfuls - sensational stories published in weekly parts - were an important feature of Victorian popular literature. They were often anonymous, and inspired by the melodramas of the day. This is the catalogue of a comprehensive collection bequeathed by music-hall performer Barry Ono.

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature: Dubo-Lowr

Author: Jack Zipes



Category: Children's literature

Page: 469

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Contains entries that provide information on notable writers, illustrators, publishers, librarians, educators, and developments in the field of children's literature throughout the world, from the medieval period to the twenty-first century; arranged alphabetically from Dubo to Lowr.


The Organ of the Book Trade




Category: Bibliography


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Vols. for 1871-76, 1913-14 include an extra number, The Christmas bookseller, separately paged and not included in the consecutive numbering of the regular series.