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Special Issue: Spectacles and Things: Visual and Material Culture and/in Neo-Victorianism

Guest edited by: Nadine Boehm-Schnitker and Susanne Gruss


Introduction: Spectacles and Things –

Visual and Material Culture and/in Neo-Victorianism

Nadine Boehm-Schnitker and Susanne Gruss

1-23 PDF

"Those Ill Things”: On Hidden Spectacles and the Ethics of Display

Monika Pietrzak-Franger

24-48 PDF

Visualising Victoria:

Gender, Genre and History in The Young Victoria (2009)

Julia Kinzler

49-65 PDF

Surface Tensions: Steampunk, Subculture, and the Ideology of Style

Christine Ferguson
66-90 PDF

Wagnerpunk: A Steampunk Reading of Patrice Chéreau’s Staging

of Der Ring des Nibelungen (1876)

Carmel Raz

91-107 PDF

Neo-Victorian Things: Michel Faber’s The Crimson Petal and the White

Gianmarco Perticaroli

108-132 PDF

Unending Dickens: Droodian Absences

Joachim Frenk

133-153 PDF

"That’s the Effect of Living Backwards”: Patterns of Technological

Change, Lewis Carroll’s Alice Books, and Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland

Kara M. Manning

154-179 PDF
Reviews/Review Essays

Beastly Flesh:
Review of Carol Birch's Jamrach's Menagerie
Marie-Luise Kohlke
180-190 PDF

“I think it’s really about us:”

Review of Lisa See’s Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

& Wayne Wang’s Film Adaptation

Elizabeth Ho

191-202 PDF

The Undercover Artist:

Review of Gary Inbinder’s The Flower to the Painter

Marie-Luise Kohlke

203-211 PDF
Announcements Page


Notes on Contributors 239-241 PDF


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