Neo-Victorian Fiction and Historical Narrative: The Victorians and Us

Neo-Victorian Fiction and Historical Narrative: The Victorians and Us

by L. Hadley


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230551565
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 10/13/2010
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

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 Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction: Writing the Victorians Narrating the Victorians Detecting the Victorians Resurrecting the Victorians Reading the Victorians Writing as the Victorians Conclusion Bibliography Index

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