In-yer-Victorian-face: A Subcultural Hermeneutics of Neo-Victorianism

@article{VoigtsVirchow2009InyerVictorianfaceAS,
  title={In-yer-Victorian-face: A Subcultural Hermeneutics of Neo-Victorianism},
  author={Eckart Voigts-Virchow},
  journal={Lit: Literature Interpretation Theory},
  year={2009},
  volume={20},
  pages={108 - 125}
}
This essay investigates a four-level reading process: it provides a reading of novelists Michel Faber and Sarah Waters reading research into Victorianism reading Victorian sources reading the Victorians—at four levels removed from the Victorians. These multiple reading processes must draw any kind of research into neo-Victorianism towards core assumptions of cultural hermeneutics that provides a concept for analyzing historical difference and otherness (in German: Fremdverstehen). These four… Expand
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