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The Resource Neo-Victorian tropes of trauma : the politics of bearing after-witness to nineteenth-century suffering, edited by Marie-Luise Kohlke and Christian Gutleben

Neo-Victorian tropes of trauma : the politics of bearing after-witness to nineteenth-century suffering, edited by Marie-Luise Kohlke and Christian Gutleben

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Neo-Victorian tropes of trauma : the politics of bearing after-witness to nineteenth-century suffering
Title
Neo-Victorian tropes of trauma
Title remainder
the politics of bearing after-witness to nineteenth-century suffering
Statement of responsibility
edited by Marie-Luise Kohlke and Christian Gutleben
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection constitutes the first volume in Rodopi's Neo-Victorian Series, which explores the prevalent but often problematic re-vision of the long nineteenth century in contemporary culture. Here is presented for the first time an extended analysis of the conjunction of neo-Victorian fiction and trauma discourse, highlighting the significant interventions in collective memory staged by the belated aesthetic working-through of historical catastrophes, as well as their lingering traces in the present. The neo-Victorian's privileging of marginalised voices and its contestation of master-narr
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Kohlke, Marie-Luise
Dewey number
823.08109
Index
index present
LC call number
PR888.H5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gutleben, Christian
Series statement
Neo-Victorian series
Series volume
vol. 1
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  • English fiction
  • English fiction
  • Great Britain
  • Historical fiction, English
  • Literature and history
  • Literature and history
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • English fiction
  • Historical fiction, English
  • Historiography
  • Literature and history
  • Great Britain
Label
Neo-Victorian tropes of trauma : the politics of bearing after-witness to nineteenth-century suffering, edited by Marie-Luise Kohlke and Christian Gutleben
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : bearing after-witness to the nineteenth century / Marie-Luise Kohlke and Christian Gutleben -- Poethics and existential extremity : crises of faith, identity, and sexuality. Postmodernism revisited : the ethical drive of postmodern trauma in Neo-Victorian fiction / Christian Gutleben and Julian Wolfreys ; Trauma by proxy in the "age of testimony" : paradoxes of Darwinism in the Neo-Victorian novel / Georges Letissier ; Apes and grandfathers : traumas of apostasy and exclusion in John Fowles The French lieutenant's woman and Graham Swift's Ever after / Catherine Pesso-Miquel ; "Perfectly innocent, natural, playful" : incest in Neo-Victorian women's writing / Mark Llewellyn -- History's victims and victors : crises of truth and memory. The neo-Victorian nation at home and abroad : Charles Dickens and traumatic rewriting / Dianne F. Sadoff ; Photography, trauma and the politics of war in Beryl Bainbridge's Master Georgie / Vanessa Guignery ; The neo-Victorian frame of Mitchell's Cloud atlas : temporal and traumatic reverberations / Celia Wallhead and Marie-Luise Kohlke ; Australia's "other" history wars : trauma and the work of cultural memory in Kate Grenville's The secret river / Kate Mitchell -- Contesting colonialism : crises of nationhood, empire and afterimages. Famine, femininity, family : rememory and reconciliation in Nuala O'Faolain's My dream of you / Ann Heilmann ; Unmanning exoticism : the breakdown of Christian manliness in The book of the heathen / Elisabeth Wesseling ; Turmoil, trauma and mourning in Jane Urquhart's The whirlpool / Elodie Rousselot ; Tipoo's tiger on the loose : neo-Victorian witness-bearing and the trauma of the Indian mutiny / Marie-Luise Kohlke
Control code
694729215
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (414 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789042032309
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)694729215
Label
Neo-Victorian tropes of trauma : the politics of bearing after-witness to nineteenth-century suffering, edited by Marie-Luise Kohlke and Christian Gutleben
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : bearing after-witness to the nineteenth century / Marie-Luise Kohlke and Christian Gutleben -- Poethics and existential extremity : crises of faith, identity, and sexuality. Postmodernism revisited : the ethical drive of postmodern trauma in Neo-Victorian fiction / Christian Gutleben and Julian Wolfreys ; Trauma by proxy in the "age of testimony" : paradoxes of Darwinism in the Neo-Victorian novel / Georges Letissier ; Apes and grandfathers : traumas of apostasy and exclusion in John Fowles The French lieutenant's woman and Graham Swift's Ever after / Catherine Pesso-Miquel ; "Perfectly innocent, natural, playful" : incest in Neo-Victorian women's writing / Mark Llewellyn -- History's victims and victors : crises of truth and memory. The neo-Victorian nation at home and abroad : Charles Dickens and traumatic rewriting / Dianne F. Sadoff ; Photography, trauma and the politics of war in Beryl Bainbridge's Master Georgie / Vanessa Guignery ; The neo-Victorian frame of Mitchell's Cloud atlas : temporal and traumatic reverberations / Celia Wallhead and Marie-Luise Kohlke ; Australia's "other" history wars : trauma and the work of cultural memory in Kate Grenville's The secret river / Kate Mitchell -- Contesting colonialism : crises of nationhood, empire and afterimages. Famine, femininity, family : rememory and reconciliation in Nuala O'Faolain's My dream of you / Ann Heilmann ; Unmanning exoticism : the breakdown of Christian manliness in The book of the heathen / Elisabeth Wesseling ; Turmoil, trauma and mourning in Jane Urquhart's The whirlpool / Elodie Rousselot ; Tipoo's tiger on the loose : neo-Victorian witness-bearing and the trauma of the Indian mutiny / Marie-Luise Kohlke
Control code
694729215
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (414 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789042032309
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)694729215

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