Princeton University Library Catalog

Late Victorian into modern / edited by Laura Marcus, Michèle Mendelssohn, and Kirsten E. Shepherd-Barr.

Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
1 online resource : illustrations (black and white).
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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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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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