Added: October 25, 2000 – Last updated: November 5, 2016


Author: Shani D'Cruze

Title: Crimes of Outrage

Subtitle: Sex, violence and Victorian working women

Place: London

Publisher: UCL Press

Year: 1998

Pages: viii + 263pp.

ISBN-10: 1857281896 – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-10: 185728190X (pbk.) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 19th Century | European History: English History


Link: -



  Acknowledgements (p. vii)
  Introduction (p. 1)
  1. She levelled them all three (p. 7)
  2. An "industnous woman" and a "ruined" child (p. 27)
  3. As agreeable as neighbours ought to be (p. 47)
  4. A sad case of domestic infelicity (p. 63)
  5. She did not ask for a character (p. 81)
  6. Clipping in the clubroom (p. 111)
  7. Previous to my being ravished (p. 137)
  8. A sensation in court (p. 171)
  Afterword (p. 191)
  Appendix (p. 197)
  Notes (p. 199)
  Bibliography (p. 237)
  Index (p. 257)

Editions: D'Cruze, Shani. Crimes of Outrage: Sex, violence and Victorian working women. DeKalb 1998. – Bibliographic Entry: Info


Bartley, Paula. Women's Studies International Forum 22(4) (July-August 1999): 453-454. – Full Text: ScienceDirect (Restricted Access)

Clark, Anna. Women's History Review: A Journal of Economic and Social History 9(1) (March 2000): 167-168. – Full Text: Taylor & Francis Online (Restricted Access)

Doolittle, Megan. The Economic History Review 53(2) (May 2000): 367-368. – Full Text: JSTOR (Restricted Access), Wiley Online Library (Restricted Access)

Wikipedia: History of Europe: History of England / Victorian era