Gissing and the City: Cultural Crisis and the Making of Books in Late Victorian England

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Gissing and the City: Cultural Crisis and the Making of Books in Late Victorian England addresses the late Victorian cultural crisis and aesthetic revolt in urban life, politics, literature and art, by special reference to the experience of the shocks of the new urban environment, and literary and artistic responses. It does so through interdisciplinary discussion of the novels of George Gissing, whose work is particularly linked to 'the city' and the crisis of urban experience, especially in the archetypal modern imperial ...

Gissing and the City: Cultural Crisis and the Making of Books in Late-Victorian England 2005, Palgrave MacMillan, London

ISBN-13: 9781403997722

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