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Neo-Victorian Tropes of Trauma: The Politics of Bearing After-Witness to Nineteenth-Century Suffering (Neo-Victorian Series, vol. 1) / Marie-luise, Kohlke

Swansea University Author: Marie-luise, Kohlke

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The first sustained exploration of neo-Victorianism's relation to historical trauma, trauma theory and memory discourse, this collection analyses contemporary fictional re-imaginings of the nineteenth century as interventions in collective memory and forms of belated witness-bearing and working...

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Published: Amsterdam & New York Rodopi 2010
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa11180
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Abstract: The first sustained exploration of neo-Victorianism's relation to historical trauma, trauma theory and memory discourse, this collection analyses contemporary fictional re-imaginings of the nineteenth century as interventions in collective memory and forms of belated witness-bearing and working-though of past historical offences and suffering.
College: College of Arts and Humanities