Placing the popular genre of neo-Victorian fiction within the context of the contemporary cultural fascination with the Victorians, this book argues that these novels are distinguished by a commitment to historical specificity and understands them within their contemporary context and the context of Victorian historical and literary narratives.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
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About the Author
LOUISA HADLEYhas also worked atGrant MacEwan College and Concordia, University College of Alberta where she taught a range of literature courses. She has published The Fiction of A. S. Byatt (Palgrave 2008) and co-edited the collection Thatcher& After: Margaret Thatcher and her Afterlife in Contemporary Culture (forthcoming, Palgrave Macmillan, August 2010).
Table of ContentsAcknowledgements Introduction: Writing the Victorians Narrating the Victorians Detecting the Victorians Resurrecting the Victorians Reading the Victorians Writing as the Victorians Conclusion Bibliography Index