There are few people who would watch a 21st-century police drama and re-imagine it as a serial novel set in Victorian England. But Joy DeLyria and Sean Michael Robinson make the argument that “with its serial format, moral message, and sympathy for the downtrodden, [The Wire] was quintessentially Victorian.” The Atlantic sits down with the authors of Down in the Hole: The unWired World of H.B. Ogden and finds out why The Wire was really a Victorian novel.
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Down in the Hole: The unWired World of H.B. Ogden
by Joy DeLyria and Sean Michael Robinson