Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture: Immersions and - download pdf or read online

By Nadine Boehm-Schnitker,Susanne Gruss

ISBN-10: 0415708303

ISBN-13: 9780415708302

This e-book offers a finished mirrored image of the strategies of canonization, (un)pleasurable intake and the rising predominance of issues and theoretical matters in neo-Victorianism. The repetitions and reiterations of the Victorian in modern tradition rfile an unbroken fascination with the histories, applied sciences and achievements, in addition to the injustices and atrocities, of the 19th century. additionally they display that, in lots of methods, modern identities are developed via a Victorian reflect picture fabricated through the needs, imaginings and important pursuits of the present.

Providing analyses of present negotiations of nineteenth-century texts, discourses and traumas, this quantity explores the modern commodification and mawkish activity of the previous. It brings jointly serious views of specialists within the fields of Victorian literature and tradition, modern literature, and neo-Victorianism, with contributions by way of top students within the field including Rosario Arias, Cora Kaplan, Elizabeth Ho, Marie-Luise Kohlke and Sally Shuttleworth. Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture interrogates present models in neo-Victorianism and their ideological leanings, the resurrection of cultural icons, and the explanations in the back of our courting with and immersion in Victorian culture.

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