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Wild, Jonathan

The Rise of the Office Clerk in Literary Culture, 1880–1939

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Leonard Bast’s Revenge
Jonathan Wild

2. ‘Getting On’?: The Clerk’s Emergence in Literature 1880–1900
Jonathan Wild

3. ‘The Decently Ignoble — or, the Ignobly Decent?’: George Gissing’s Fictional Clerks
Jonathan Wild

4. The Day of Inconceivably Small Things: The Clerk in Comic Literature 1888–1900
Jonathan Wild

5. Degeneration in the Edwardian Office
Jonathan Wild

6. The Friends and Patrons of Leonard Bast: Liberal Anxiety and the Edwardian Clerk
Jonathan Wild

7. ‘A Merciful, Heaven-sent Release’?: The Clerk and the First World War
Jonathan Wild

8. The Black-coated Worker and the Great Depression in 1930s Literature
Jonathan Wild

Keywords: Literature, British and Irish Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Fiction

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
220 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230514669
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-52289-7

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