Neo-Victorianism and the Memory of Empire

Neo-Victorianism and the Memory of Empire

eBook - 2012
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Examining the global dimensions of Neo-Victorianism, this book explores how the appropriation of Victorian images in contemporary literature and culture has emerged as a critical response to the crises of decolonization and Imperial collapse. Neo-Victorianism and the Memory of Empire explores the phenomenon by reading a range of popular and literary Anglophone neo-Victorian texts, including Alan Moores Graphic Novel From Hell, works by Peter Carey and Margaret Atwood, the films of Jackie Chan and contemporary Steampunk science fiction. Through these readingsElizabeth Ho explores how constructio.
Publisher: London : Continuum International Publishing, 2012
ISBN: 9781441197788
1441197788
9781441161550
1441161554
9781280578700
128057870X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (257 pages) : illustrations

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