At Home in the City: Urban Domesticity in American Literature and Culture, 1850-1930 / Edition 1

At Home in the City: Urban Domesticity in American Literature and Culture, 1850-1930 / Edition 1

by Betsy Klimasmith
     
 

A lucidly written analysis of urban literature and evolving residential architecture.See more details below

Overview

A lucidly written analysis of urban literature and evolving residential architecture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584654971
Publisher:
University of New Hampshire Press
Publication date:
11/04/2005
Series:
Becoming Modern: New Nineteenth-Century Studies
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Architectural Determinism and the Industrial City in The Blithedale Romance and Ruth Hall
The City’s Drawing-Room: Spatial Practice in The Bostonians and Central Park
The Tenement Home: Pushing the City’s Limits
The Apartment as Utopia: Reimagining the City, Reconstructing the Home
From Artifact to Investment: Hotel Homes, the Economics of Luxury, and The Custom of the Country
The Paradox of Intimacy: Mobility, Sociology, and the Function of Home in Quicksand
Epilogue
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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