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Domsch, Sebastian: "Monsters against Empire. The Politics and Poetics of Neo-Victorian Metafiction in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen." In: Marie-Luise Kohlke und Christian Gutleben (Hrsg.): Neo-Victorian Gothic. Horror, Violence and Degeneration in the Re-Imagined Nineteenth Century. (Neo-Victorian Series, 3.) Amsterdam [etc.]: Rodopi, 2012, S. 97–122. 
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Resource type: Book Article
Languages: englisch
BibTeX citation key: Domsch2012
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Keywords: "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen", Großbritannien, Intertextualität, Metaisierung, Monster, Moore. Alan, O’Neill. Kevin, Steampunk
Creators: Domsch, Gutleben, Kohlke
Publisher: Rodopi (Amsterdam [etc.])
Collection: Neo-Victorian Gothic. Horror, Violence and Degeneration in the Re-Imagined Nineteenth Century
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This chapter analyses the specific way in which Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill in their graphic novel series The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen appropriate Victorian Gothic fiction into a highly elaborate metafictional crossover. Special focus is put on the role of hybridity and otherness, both in the Victorian source material and in the neo-Victorian re-writing, and on the critique of discourses of power.
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