Victoriana: Histories, Fictions, Criticism PDF ☆

Victoriana: Histories, Fictions, Criticism PDF ☆


Victoriana: Histories, Fictions, Criticism ❰PDF / Epub❯ ✅ Victoriana: Histories, Fictions, Criticism Author Cora Kaplan – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk In Victoriana leading feminist cultural critic Cora Kaplan reflects on our modern obsession with Victorian culture She considers evocations of the nineteenth century in literature The French Lieutenan In Victoriana leading feminist cultural critic Cora Kaplan reflects on our modern obsession with Victorian culture She considers evocations of the nineteenth century in literature The French Lieutenants' Woman by John Fowles Possession by A S Byatt Nice Work by David Lodge The Master by Colm Tibn Fingersmith by Sarah Waters The Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst film Jane Campion's The Piano and biography Peter Ackroyd's Dickens Why she asks does Jane Eyre still evoke tears and rage from its readers and why has Henry Victoriana: Histories, ePUB Ò James become fiction's favorite late Victorian authorWithin Victoriana Kaplan argues lies a modern history of its own that reflects the shifting social and cultural concerns of the last few decades Distance has lent a sense of antiue charm and exoticism to even the worst abuses of the period but it has also allowed innovative writers and filmmakers to use Victorian settings and language to develop a new and challenging aesthetic Issues of class gender empire and race are explored as well as the pleasures and dangers of imitating or referencing narrative forms individual histories and belief systems As Kaplan makes clear Victoriana can be seen as a striking example of historical imagination on the move restless and unsettled.

  • Paperback
  • 264 pages
  • Victoriana: Histories, Fictions, Criticism
  • Cora Kaplan
  • English
  • 01 March 2014
  • 9780231142175

About the Author: Cora Kaplan

Cora Kaplan is Honorary Professor in the School of English and Drama at ueen Mary University of London and Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Southampton She is the author of Sea Changes Essays on Culture and Feminism and Victoriana Histories Fictions Criticism .



1 thoughts on “Victoriana: Histories, Fictions, Criticism

  1. Catherine Siemann Catherine Siemann says:

    A very smart take on the current neoVictorian phenomenon looking not only at its manifestations but also why we are so fascinated with our Victorian predecessors and what this indicates For shame though she indicates that Chingachgook is Natty Bumppo's Indian name rather than his Native American travelling companion; I haven't read Feni Cooper in several decades and I spotted the error right off

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