Simon Joyce is an associate professor of English and the director of the Literary and Cultural Studies program at the College of William and Mary. He is the author of Capital Offenses: Geographies of Class and Crime in Victorian London.
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The Victorians in the Rearview Mirror
By Simon Joyce
Simon Joyce examines heritage culture, contemporary politics, and the “neo-Dickensian” novel to offer a more affirmative assessment of the Victorian legacy, one that lets us imagine a model of social interconnection and interdependence that has come under threat in today’s politics and culture.