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The Racialized Body in The Mystery of Edwin Drood
The Racialized Body in The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Author(s): Magdalena Pypeć
Subject(s): Cultural history, Studies of Literature, 19th Century, Philology, British Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Victorian England; race; colonialism; imperialism; racial hybridity
Summary/Abstract: This article seeks to examine Charles Dickens’s approach to the issues of race and colonialism in the context of the views current in Victorian England. It analyses the racialised body and racial hybridity in The Mystery of Edwin Drood, against a background of mid-century theories on racial hierarchies and natural inequalities.

  • Page Range: 273-284
  • Page Count: 12
  • Publication Year: 2018
  • Language: English