Lin Elinor Pettersson

Lin Elinor Pettersson
University of Malaga | UMA · Department of English, French and German

PhD English Studies

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Introduction
Dr. Lin Elinor Pettersson currently works at the Department of English, French and German, University of Malaga. Her research focuses on space, gender and the body in neo-Victorian literature with a special interest in the world of spectacle (in particular nineteenth-century popular entertainment as the music hall, circus, freak shows) and urban spaces.

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This volume consists of three sections, which aim to cover the different applications of the 'trace' to various authors and texts, crossing temporal and cultural boundaries, as it ranges from turn-of-the century ghost stories to twenty-first century fictional texts. Then, it illustrates the usefulness of the notion of the 'trace' in multiple contex...
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The popularity of Mobile-assisted language learning has increased significantly in recent years, and language teachers are still exploring different ways of introducing new technology into the language classroom. Up to the moment, this has mainly been achieved through the use of mobile language-learning applications (Grimshaw et al. 2017). We wante...
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The present article singles out the female philanthropist in neo-Victorian fiction to explore the patriarchal unease regarding the unsexing effect of feminism in the mid-Victorian era as well as the literary constructions and contestations of the concept of gender inversion. I will examine how social anxiety regarding feminists materialises through...
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The main aims of this chapter is to look into how neo-Victorian incursions into the freak show make meaning of the subjectivity and sexuality of the freak. A major challenge for neo-Victorian revisions of the Victorian freak show is that freak-show narratives simultaneously repeat and reject the binaries of normalcy and deviance to criticise the ex...
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The contemporary fascination with historical, social and literary representations of the deviant body calls for new understandings of corporeality that question the body as a purely biological entity, and invites readings of corporeality as culturally inflected. The present article explores neo-Victorian enfreakment through the lens of " somatechni...
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This interview with Rosie Garland, conducted by Dr Lin Pettersson, gives insight into the author's writing and her concern for issues regarding gender, normalcy and identity through a discussion of her acclaimed debut novel The Palace of Curiosities (2013). Garland speaks about the difficulties of being a woman writer and going from struggling to g...
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Resumen Este artículo examina la perspectiva femenina de Londres en The Diaries of Jane Somers (1984) de Doris Lessing. La autora ofrece una visión feminista de la ciudad en su represen-tación como un escenario. La protagonista, Janna, pasea por la ciudad como una flânuese observando el espectáculo de la vida urbana. Su relación con la anciana Maud...
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The Victorian period was a densely voyeuristic era in which visual forms of entertainment proliferated and the culture of spectacle stretched beyond the theatrical scene. The use of theatrical imagery for representing the city and the view of London as a stage has for centuries been a familiar concept. Today neo-Victorianism has turned the nineteen...

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