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Late Victorian into modern

Title
Late Victorian into modern / edited by Laura Marcus, Michèle Mendelssohn, and Kirsten E. Shepherd-Barr.
ISBN
9780191837005 (ebook) :
Publication
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Physical Description
1 online resource : illustrations (black and white).
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Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on November 30, 2016).
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Summary
This volume opens up, in new and innovative ways, a range of dimensions of late Victorian and modern literature and culture. It examines shared developments, points out continuities rather than ruptures, and explores the understanding of this period as a moment in which new knowledges were forming with particular speed and intensity.
Variant and related titles
Oxford handbooks online.
Other formats
Print version :
Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
December 19, 2016
Series
Oxford twenty-first century approaches to literature.
Oxford handbooks online.
Oxford twenty-first century approaches to literature
Oxford handbooks online
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Audience
Specialized.
Contents
Medievalism and Modernity / Marcus Waithe
Mythology, Empire, and Narrative / Jarad Zimbler
Death Drives: Biology, Decadence, and Psychoanalysis / Stefano Evangelista
Celticism / Daniel G. Williams
Cultures of the Avant-Garde / Christos Hadjiyiannis
Emerging Poetic Forms / Hannah Sullivan
When Was Modernism? / Michael H. Whitworth
What Was the 'New Drama'? / Sos Eltis, Kirsten E. Shepherd-Barr
Who Was the 'New Woman'? / Angelique Richardson
Utopian Thought and the Way to Live Now / Anne Fernihough
Naturalism, Realism, and Impressionism / Adam Parkes
The Rise of Short Fiction / Adrian Hunter
Moon Voyaging, Selenography, and the Scientific Romance / Matthew Taunton
Super-Niches? Detection, Adventure, Exploration, and Spy Stories / David Glover
Scientific Formations and Transformations / Rachel Crossland
Spirit Worlds / Tatiana Kontou
Cityscapes: Urban Hyperspaces and the Failure of Matter in Late-Victorian and Edwardian Metropolitan Fictions / Laurence Scott
Regionalisms / Penny Fielding
The View from Empire: The Turn-of-the-Century Globalizing World / Elleke Boehmer
Race and Biology / William Greenslade
The Will to Forget: Amnesia, the Nation, and Ulysses / Vincent J. Cheng
The Post-Human Spirit of the Neopagan Movement / Dennis Denisoff
Theatre and the Sciences of Mind / Tiffany Watt-Smith
The Theatre of Hands: Writing the First World War / Santanu Das
The Cult of the Child Revisited: Making Fun of Fauntleroy / Marah Gubar
Intersexions: Dandyism, Cross-Dressing, Transgender / Jana Funke
Political Formations: Socialism, Feminism, Anarchism / Ruth Livesey
'The End of Laissez-Faire': Literature, Economics, and the Idea of the Welfare State / Benjamin Kohlmann
Representing Work / Sos Eltis
Reading Aestheticism, Decadence, and Cosmopolitanism / Michèle Mendelssohn
Parodies, Spoofs, and Satires / Max Saunders
Life Writing: Biography, Portraits and Self-Portraits, Masked Authorship, and Autobiografictions / Max Saunders
Journalism and Periodical Culture / Faith Binckes
The Illustrated Book / Kamilla Elliott
The Coming of Cinema / Laura Marcus
Literature and Photography / Kate Flint
Electricity, Telephony, and Communications / Sam Halliday
The Residue of Modernity: Technology, Anachronism, and Bric-à-Brac in India / Alexander Bubb
Actors and Puppets: From Henry Irving's Lyceum to Edward Gordon Craig's Arena Goldoni / Olga Taxidou.
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