Haunting and Spectrality in Neo-Victorian Fiction: Possessing the Past

Haunting and Spectrality in Neo-Victorian Fiction: Possessing the Past By Patricia Pulham Rosario Arias, Haunting and Spectrality in Neo Victorian Fiction Possessing the Past Examining works by writers including Michle Roberts Michael Faber and A S Byatt this collection highlights the pervasive presence of the Victorian past in neo Victorian novels through the tropes of
  • Title: Haunting and Spectrality in Neo-Victorian Fiction: Possessing the Past
  • Author: Patricia Pulham Rosario Arias
  • ISBN: 9780230205574
  • Page: 263
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Haunting and Spectrality in Neo-Victorian Fiction: Possessing the Past By Patricia Pulham Rosario Arias, Examining works by writers including Michle Roberts, Michael Faber and A.S Byatt, this collection highlights the pervasive presence of the Victorian past in neo Victorian novels through the tropes of haunting and spectrality, parallelling a renewed interest in the impact of the supernatural and the occult on Victorian individuals.
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    1. Patricia Pulham Rosario Arias

      My research interests centre on nineteenth and twentieth century literature, art and culture, with a particular focus on decadent writing and aestheticism, queer studies, late Victorian Gothic fiction, and the neo Victorian novel I am author of Art and the Transitional Object in Vernon Lee s Supernatural Tales Ashgate Press, 2008 , and have published on a range of other nineteenth century writers including Wilkie Collins, Thomas Hardy, Oscar Wilde and Olive Custance in academic journals such as the Yearbook of English Studies and the Victorian Review I have also co edited several collections of essays including Haunting and Spectrality in Neo Victorian Fiction Possessing the Past Palgrave Macmillan, 2010 and Crime Culture Figuring Criminality in Fiction and Film Continuum, 2011 Most recently, with P raic Finnerty, I co edited Decadent Crossings , a Special Issue of Symbiosis, 16.2 October, 2012 , and was lead editor of a four volume facsimile collection Spiritualism, 1840 1930, published by Routledge in January 2014 I am currently writing a monograph on the Sculptural Body in Victorian Literature, which is contracted to Edinburgh University Press.I have organised several international conferences including The Other Dickens , held in July 2012 at the University of Portsmouth to mark the bicentenary of Dickens s birth I am committed to public engagement and have participated in several regional events including a public talk on Sculpture and Painting in Oscar Wilde s The Picture of Dorian Gray at the Russell Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, Bournemouth November 2013 and Ghostwatching Spiritualism 1840 1945 , evening event which I organised and hosted, that included a round table discussion with experts Rosario Arias University of M laga , Dr Christine Ferguson University of Glasgow and Dr Tatiana Kontou Oxford Brookes University , and featured A Kind Of Conjuration, a play about the medium Helen Duncan, written and performed by a local theatre company.I welcome applications from prospective PhD students who would like to work on projects relating to Victorian literary heritage, late Victorian decadence and aestheticism, nineteenth century Gothic fiction, or the neo Victorian novel.

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