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Bodily Fluids: Female Corporeality as Neo-Victorian Agency in Graham Swift's Waterland

Orr, Ashley


A hallmark of neo-Victorian fiction is its preoccupation with recovering and reimagining lost voices from the past. The increased critical attention toward feminist neo-Victorian fiction in the late 1990s and early 2000s fuelled an ongoing debate about the genre’s capacity to redress historical silences toward marginalised groups. The representation of women in neo-Victorian fiction has divided critics: on the one hand, these novels are viewed as key interventions in contemporary gender...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Australasian Journal of Victorian Studies
Access Rights: Open Access


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