By Nadine Boehm-Schnitker,Susanne Gruss
This ebook presents a entire mirrored image of the procedures of canonization, (un)pleasurable intake and the rising predominance of issues and theoretical issues 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. in addition they demonstrate that, in lots of methods, modern identities are developed via a Victorian reflect photo fabricated through the needs, imaginings and significant pursuits of the present.
Providing analyses of present negotiations of nineteenth-century texts, discourses and traumas, this quantity explores the modern commodification and mawkish sport of the earlier. 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 major 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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Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture: Immersions and Revisitations (Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature) by Nadine Boehm-Schnitker,Susanne Gruss