Literary ancient Egypt was used by Victorian and Edwardian writers to criticize the Western mindset, both in regard to Orientalism as well as industrialization, scientific development and arrogance towards different cultures.
Maria Fleischhack lectures at Leipzig University with a special research focus on Victorian and postmodern fantasy literature, the literary reception of ancient Egypt, Scottish identity and devolution, adaptation studies, English theatre and Sherlock Holmes.
Peter Lang AG
Date of Publication
ALPH: Arbeiten zur Literarischen Phantastik / ALPH: Approaches to Literary Phantasy