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Victoriana : histories, fictions, criticism

Author: Cora Kaplan
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A series of astute critical reflections on our enduring fascination with all things Victorian. In this book Cora Kaplan looks at the politics of 'Victoriana' from the 1970s to the present, a politics that emerges from the alternation between nostalgia and critique in fiction, film, biography and literary studies. She asks how Jane Eyre can still evoke tears and rage, as well as inspiring imitation and high art, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kaplan, Cora.
Victoriana.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)49395251
Named Person: Englisch
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cora Kaplan
ISBN: 9780748628186 0748628185 9780748651627 0748651624 9786610762422 6610762422 128076242X 9781280762420
OCLC Number: 122333751
Language Note: English.
Notes: Includes index.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 173 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Heroines, hysteria, and history : Jane Eyre and her critics --
Biographilia --
Historical fictions : pastiche, politics and pleasure --
Retuning The piano.
Responsibility: Cora Kaplan.

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In this book Cora Kaplan looks at the politics of 'Victoriana' from the 1970s to the present, a politics that emerges from the alternation between nostalgia and critique in fiction, film, biography  Read more...

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With her characteristic verve, honesty, and insight, Cora Kaplan shakes out simple nostalgia and received ideas through fresh, utterly absorbing and entertaining readings of authors, artists and Read more...

 
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