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Sulmicki, Maciej: "Two Tales of One City. Neo-Victorian London in Alan Moore’s From Hell and Peter Ackroyd’s Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem." In: Zeszyty Naukowe Uczelni Vistula – Vistula University Working Papers 58.1 (2018), S. 31–43. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
Languages: English
Peer reviewed
BibTeX citation key: Sulmicki2018
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Keywords: "From Hell", Campbell. Eddie, City, Crime comics, Literature, Moore. Alan, Space, United Kingdom
Creators: Sulmicki
Collection: Zeszyty Naukowe Uczelni Vistula – Vistula University Working Papers
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Abstract
The article presents an analysis of two neo-Victorian Londons: that of Peter Ackroyd in the novel Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem and that of Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell in the graphic novel From Hell. Particular attention has been given to the representation of the city in terms of the most characteristic elements of London and its mode of portrayal in each work. The article also presents how the British capital is personified or at least treated as a driving force behind human actions, as well as the subjectification of the city and its functioning as a text. Finally, the article focuses on the superposition of the late 19th and late 20th centuries, i.e. the times of action and writing of both works, and how relevant these texts are at the present time.
  
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