Neo-Victorianism in the Twenty-First Century (NEMLA, April 30-May 3, 2015)

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Dana Shiller, Washington & Jefferson College
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Twenty-five years after the publication of A.S. Byatt's Possession, the drive to recreate the Victorian Era in contemporary fiction, graphic narratives, film and other cultural texts shows no sign of abating. If Neo-Victorianism is a cultural commentary on its own time, as well as on the Victorians', then what is the specific resonance of Neo-Victorianism for the 21st century? Papers especially welcome that point to new directions in Neo-Victorianism. Please submit abstracts to