Victorian afterlife : postmodern culture rewrites the nineteenth century / John Kucich and Dianne F. Sadoff, editors.

Major critical thinkers have found in the nineteenth century the origins of contemporary consumerism, sexual science, gay culture, and feminism. And postmodern theory, which once drove a wedge between contemporary interpretation and its historical objects.

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Kucich, John., Sadoff, Dianne F.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2000.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : Histories of the present /
  • Dianne F. Sadoff and John Kucich
  • Modernity and culture, the Victorians and cultural studies /
  • John McGowan
  • At home in the nineteenth century : photography, nostalgia, and the will to authenticity /
  • Jennifer Green-Lewis
  • The uses and misuses of Oscar Wilde /
  • Shelton Waldrep
  • Being true to Jane Austen /
  • Mary A. Favret
  • A twentieth-century portrait : Jane Campion's American girl /
  • Susan Lurie
  • Display cases /
  • Judith Roof
  • Found drowned : the Irish Atlantic /
  • Ian Baucom
  • The embarrassment of Victorianism : colonial subjects and the lure of Englishness /
  • Simon Gikandi
  • Hacking the nineteenth century /
  • Jay Clayton
  • Queen Victoria and me /
  • Laurie Langbauer
  • Sorting, morphing, and mourning : A.S. Byatt ghostwrites Victorian fiction /
  • Hilary M. Schor
  • Asking Alice : Victorian and other Alices in contemporary culture /
  • Kali Israel
  • Specters of the novel : Dracula and the cinematic afterlife of the Victorian novel /
  • Ronald R. Thomas
  • Postscript : Contemporary culturalism : how Victorian is it? /
  • Nancy Armstrong.