Victorian Narratives of the Recent Past: Memory, History, Fiction (Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture) by Helen Kingstone
English | 11 Apr. 2017 | ISBN: 3319495496 | 258 Pages | PDF | 11.31 MB
This book explains why narrating the recent past is always challenging, and shows how it was particularly fraught in the nineteenth century. The legacy of Romantic historicism, the professionalization of the historical discipline, and even the growth of social history, all heightened the stakes.