Exoticizing the Past in Contemporary Neo-Historical Fiction

  • Elodie Rousselot

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction: Exoticising the Past in Contemporary Neo-Historical Fiction

  3. Exoticising the Historical Other

  4. Exotic Fascination / Neo-Historical Subversion

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 196-197

About this book


This collection of essays is dedicated to examining the recent literary phenomenon of the 'neo-historical' novel, a sub-genre of contemporary historical fiction which critically re-imagines specific periods of history.


Neo-historical fiction Post-colonial fiction history of literature novel Victorian era

Editors and affiliations

  • Elodie Rousselot
    • 1
  1. 1.University of PortsmouthUK

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