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The Resource Gissing and the city : cultural crisis and the making of books in late Victorian England, edited, and with an introduction by John Spiers

Gissing and the city : cultural crisis and the making of books in late Victorian England, edited, and with an introduction by John Spiers

Label
Gissing and the city : cultural crisis and the making of books in late Victorian England
Title
Gissing and the city
Title remainder
cultural crisis and the making of books in late Victorian England
Statement of responsibility
edited, and with an introduction by John Spiers
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plans
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR4717
LC item number
.G53 2006
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Spiers, John
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • City and town life in literature
  • Novelists, English
  • Gissing, George
  • Gissing, George
  • London (England)
  • London (England)
Label
Gissing and the city : cultural crisis and the making of books in late Victorian England, edited, and with an introduction by John Spiers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Why Does Gissing Matter?; J. Spiers -- New Woman on Grub Street: Art in the City; M. Clarke -- Buildings, Residences and Mansions: George Gissing's 'Prejudice Against Flats'; R. Dennis -- Gissing's Saturnalia: Urban Crowds, Carnivalesque Subversion and the Crisis of Paternal Authority; L. Villa -- Gissing, Literary Bohemia, and the Metropolitan Circle; J. Sloan -- Between Dream Worlds and Real Worlds: Gissing's London; S. McCracken -- 'Citizens of London?' Working Women, Leisure and Urban Space in Gissing's 1880's Fiction; E. Liggins -- 'Counter-jumpers' and 'Queens of the Street': The shop girl of Gissing and his contemporaries; E.F. Evans -- Rebellion in the Metropolis: George Gissing's New Woman Musician; L. Vorachek -- 'Children of the Street': Reconfiguring Gender in Gissing's London; M.E. Mitchell -- 'Woman as an Invader': Travel and Travail in George Gissing's The Odd Woman; J.A. McQuail -- The Clash of Space and Culture: Gissing and the Rise of the 'New' Suburban; L. Baker Whelan -- 'Muddy Depths': The Thames in Gissing's Fiction; C. Huguet -- 'Amid the Dear Old Horrors' Memory, London and Literary Labour in The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft; M. Hammond -- Gissing's Urban Euthenasia; J. Halperin -- In Public: George Gissing, Newspapers and the City; S.J. James -- George Gissing's Scrapbook: a Storehouse of 'Elements of Drama to be Fused and Minted in his Brain; B. Postmus -- Gissing: A Life in Death-a Cavalcade of Gissing Criticism in the Last Hundred Years; P. Coustillas
Control code
61123186
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 225 pages
Isbn
9781403997722
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2005051453
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9781403997722 (hbk.)
Other physical details
illustrations, plans
Label
Gissing and the city : cultural crisis and the making of books in late Victorian England, edited, and with an introduction by John Spiers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Why Does Gissing Matter?; J. Spiers -- New Woman on Grub Street: Art in the City; M. Clarke -- Buildings, Residences and Mansions: George Gissing's 'Prejudice Against Flats'; R. Dennis -- Gissing's Saturnalia: Urban Crowds, Carnivalesque Subversion and the Crisis of Paternal Authority; L. Villa -- Gissing, Literary Bohemia, and the Metropolitan Circle; J. Sloan -- Between Dream Worlds and Real Worlds: Gissing's London; S. McCracken -- 'Citizens of London?' Working Women, Leisure and Urban Space in Gissing's 1880's Fiction; E. Liggins -- 'Counter-jumpers' and 'Queens of the Street': The shop girl of Gissing and his contemporaries; E.F. Evans -- Rebellion in the Metropolis: George Gissing's New Woman Musician; L. Vorachek -- 'Children of the Street': Reconfiguring Gender in Gissing's London; M.E. Mitchell -- 'Woman as an Invader': Travel and Travail in George Gissing's The Odd Woman; J.A. McQuail -- The Clash of Space and Culture: Gissing and the Rise of the 'New' Suburban; L. Baker Whelan -- 'Muddy Depths': The Thames in Gissing's Fiction; C. Huguet -- 'Amid the Dear Old Horrors' Memory, London and Literary Labour in The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft; M. Hammond -- Gissing's Urban Euthenasia; J. Halperin -- In Public: George Gissing, Newspapers and the City; S.J. James -- George Gissing's Scrapbook: a Storehouse of 'Elements of Drama to be Fused and Minted in his Brain; B. Postmus -- Gissing: A Life in Death-a Cavalcade of Gissing Criticism in the Last Hundred Years; P. Coustillas
Control code
61123186
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 225 pages
Isbn
9781403997722
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2005051453
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9781403997722 (hbk.)
Other physical details
illustrations, plans

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