Why I write neo-Victorian Fiction

I’ve had a special and personal interest in Victorian Literature since I was about 12, when my teacher, Sister Catherine, used to read aloud to us, mostly Victorian novels, which I grew to love. She introduced me to the Victorians. I vividly remember listening to The Moonstone, David Copperfield, Little Women, Tom Sawyer, and HuckleberryContinue reading “Why I write neo-Victorian Fiction”

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Madwoman in the Attic (Part II)

The madwoman in the attic has been reivindicated by both postcolonialists and feminists as a symbol of patriarchal oppression and social injustice. According to Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, in her influential essay, ‘Three women’s texts and a critique of imperialism,‘ it is impossible to approach nineteenth-century British literature without bearing in mind that Imperialism, constituted “aContinue reading “Madwoman in the Attic (Part II)”

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