Statement of responsibility: edited by Nadine Boehm-Schnitker and Susanne Gruss
ISBN: 0415708303, 9780415708302
Includes bibliographical references and index.
vi, 235 pages ; 24 cm.
Routledge studies in nineteenth-century literature ; 12
Culture in literature.; History in literature.; Values in literature.; English literature 20th century History and criticism.; English literature 19th century Influence.; Literature.; Literature and society Great Britain.; English literature 21st century History and criticism.; Great Britain History Victoria, 1837-1901.
Routledge studies in nineteenth-century literature ; 12.
- Introduction: Fashioning the Neo-Victorian Nadine Boehm-Schnitker and Susanne Gruss Part I: Commodifying the Past: Canonization, Consumption, Pleasure 1. Mining the Neo-Victorian Vein: Prospecting for Gold, Buried Treasure, and Uncertain Metal Marie-Luise Kohlke 2. On Metalepsis, Immersion and Re-Plotting of the Victorians Rosa Karl 3. Material Culture and Nostalgia: Present-ing the Past in Cranford Anne Enderwitz and Doris Feldmann Part II: Resurrecting Cultural Icons: Spectral Returns and Revisitations 4. 'Eminent Victorians' and Neo-Victorian Fictional Biography Lena Steveker 5. The Firm of Charles and Charles: Authorship, Science and Neo-Victorian Masculinities CoraKaplan 6. Bio-Fiction: Neo-Victorian Revisions of Genetics and Evolution - The Cases of Darwin and Mendel Eckart Voigts-Virchow 7. Neo-Victorian Gay Fictions: A Critique of Stereotyping and Self-Reflexivity Nadine Boehm-Schnitker Part III: Traces, Traumas and Retrospective Anxieties 8. Traces and Vestiges of the Victorian Past in Contemporary Literature Rosario Arias 9. Reading the Phantom of Family Trauma in The Thirteenth Tale and The Ghost Writer Susanne Gruss 10. Narratives of Sexual Trauma in Contemporary Adaptations of The Woman in White Jessica Cox Part IV: Refashioning (Neo-)Victorian Discourses 11. The Legacy of Medical Sensationalism in The Crimson Petal and the White and The Dress Lodger Christy Rieger 12. The Neo-Victorian-at-Sea: Towards a Global Memory of the Victorian Elizabeth Ho 13. From Retro- to Neo-Victorian Fiction and Beyond: Fearful Symmetries Sally Shuttleworth