Victorian Culture and the Idea of the Grotesque

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Colin Trodd, Paul Barlow, David Amigoni
Ashgate, 1999 - Art - 212 pages
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Monstrous, absurd, humorous, demotic and contradictory: the Grotesque is a protean force working across different areas of Victorian life. This text examines a wide range of sources and materials in order to provide new readings of an important force that oscillates between style and concept.

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About the author (1999)

Colin Trodd is a senior lecturer in the School of Arts, Cultures, and Histories at the University of Manchester.

David Amigoni is a lecturer in English at Keele University.

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