Be It Ever So Humble: Poverty, Fiction, and the Invention of the Middle-Class Home

Be It Ever So Humble: Poverty, Fiction, and the Invention of the Middle-Class Home

by Scott R. MacKenzie

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813933412
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
Publication date: 02/20/2013
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Scott R. MacKenzie is Assistant Professor of English at the University of British Columbia.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction: There's No Case Like Home 1

1 "Stock the Parish with Beauties": Henry Fielding's Parochial Vision 40

2 An Englishwoman's Workhouse Is Her Castle: Poverty Management and the Radcliffean Gothic 83

3 Home and Away: Hegemony and Naturalization 125

4 There's No Home-Like Place: Out of Doors in Scotland 170

Conclusion: This Home Is Not a House 215

Notes 227

Works Cited 261

Index 281

Interviews

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