Housing, Class and Gender in Modern British Writing, 1880-2012

Housing, Class and Gender in Modern British Writing, 1880-2012

by Emily Cuming

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107150188
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/24/2016
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

About the Author

Emily Cuming is Research Fellow in the School of English at the University of Leeds.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Slums: reading and writing the dwellings of the urban poor; 2. Boarding and lodging houses: at home with strangers; 3. Unhomely homes: life writing of the postwar 'scholarship' generation; 4. Estates: social housing in twentieth- and twenty-first-century literature and culture; Conclusion: housing questions.

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