Christine L. Krueger is associate professor of English at Marquette University. She is the author of The Reader¿s Repentance: Women Preachers, Women Writers, and Nineteenth-Century Social Discourse and essays on Victorian fiction, gender, literature, and law.
We are a century removed from Queen Victoria's death, yet the culture that bears her name is alive and well across the globe. Not only is Victorian culture the subject of lively critical debate, but it draws widespread interest from popular audiences and consumers. Functions of Victorian Culture at the Present Time addresses the theme of the Victorians' continuing legacy and its effect on our own culture and perception of the world.