logo
Supporting your high street Find out how »
Basket Image

Basket

Neo-Victorianism on Screen : Postfeminism and Contemporary Adaptations of Victorian Women, Hardback Book

Neo-Victorianism on Screen : Postfeminism and Contemporary Adaptations of Victorian Women Hardback

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Adaptation and Visual Culture series

Description

This book broadens the scope of inquiry of neo-Victorian studies by focusing primarily on screen adaptations and appropriations of Victorian literature and culture.

More specifically, this monograph spotlights the overlapping yet often conflicting drives at work in representations of Victorian heroines in contemporary film and TV.

Primorac's close analyses of screen representations of Victorian women pay special attention to the use of costume and clothes, revealing the tensions between diverse theoretical interventions and generic (often market-oriented) demands.

The author elucidates the push and pull between postcolonial critique and nostalgic, often Orientalist spectacle; between feminist textual interventions and postfeminist media images.

Furthermore, this book examines neo-Victorianism's relationship with postfeminist media culture and offers an analysis of the politics behind onscreen treatment of Victorian gender roles, family structures, sexuality, and colonial space.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 201 pages, 9 Tables, color; 9 Illustrations, color; XI, 201 p. 9 illus. in color.
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Film, TV & radio
  • ISBN: 9783319645582

Other Formats

£89.99

£68.45

 
Free Home Delivery

on all orders

 
Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Also by Antonija Primorac

Also in the Palgrave Studies in Adaptation and Visual Culture series   |  View all