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The Temporality of Realism and Romance in ‘He Knew He Was Right’.

Sarah Faulkner: ‘Though sensational fiction is historically considered to be bound to plot, recent criticism reveals its overlooked intricacies of character development. Patrick Brantlinger regards psychological interiority as one of three defining elements of sensational fiction, exemplified by novels such as Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s ‘Lady Audley’s Secret’. Trollope’s elaborate rendering of interiority places his fiction in relation to sensational fiction.’