By Nadine Boehm-Schnitker,Susanne Gruss
This ebook offers a entire mirrored image of the procedures of canonization, (un)pleasurable intake and the rising predominance of themes and theoretical matters in neo-Victorianism. The repetitions and reiterations of the Victorian in modern tradition record an unbroken fascination with the histories, applied sciences and achievements, in addition to the injustices and atrocities, of the 19th century. in addition they display that, in lots of methods, modern identities are developed via a Victorian replicate snapshot fabricated by means of the wishes, 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 earlier. It brings jointly serious views of specialists within the fields of Victorian literature and tradition, modern literature, and neo-Victorianism, with contributions through prime 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 dating 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