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Spiers, John

Gissing and the City

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Why does Gissing Matter?
John Spiers

2. New Woman on Grub Street: Art in the City
Meaghan Clarke

3. Buildings, Residences, and Mansions: George Gissing’s ‘prejudice against flats’
Richard Dennis

4. Gissing’s Saturnalia: Urban Crowds, Carnivalesque Subversion and the Crisis of Paternal Authority
Luisa Villa

5. Gissing, Literary Bohemia, and the Metropolitan Circle
John Sloan

6. Between Dreamworlds and Real Worlds: Gissing’s London
Scott McCracken

7. ‘Citizens of London?’ Working Women, Leisure and Urban Space in Gissing’s 1880s Fiction
Emma Liggins

8. ‘Counter-jumpers’ and ‘Queens of the Street’: The Shop Girl of Gissing and his Contemporaries
Elizabeth F. Evans

9. Rebellion in the Metropolis: George Gissing’s New Woman Musician
Laura Vorachek

10. ‘Children of the Street’: Reconfiguring Gender in Gissing’s London
Margaret E. Mitchell

11. ‘Woman as an Invader’: Travel and Travail in George Gissing’s The Odd Women
Josephine A. McQuail

12. The Clash of Space and Culture: Gissing and the Rise of the ‘New’ Suburban
Lara Baker Whelan

13. ‘Muddy depths’: The Thames in Gissing’s Fiction
Christine Huguet

14. ‘Amid the Dear Old Horrors’: Memory, London, and Literary Labour in The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft

Mary Hammond

15. Gissing’s Urban Neurasthenia
John Halperin

16. In Public: George Gissing, Newspapers and the City
Simon J. James

17. George Gissing’s Scrapbook: A Storehouse of ‘Elements of Drama to be Fused and Minted in his Brain’
Bouwe Postmus

18. Gissing: A Life in Death — A Cavalcade of Gissing Criticism in the Last Hundred Years
Pierre Coustillas

Keywords: History, Cultural History, Literature, general, Fiction, Nineteenth-Century Literature, History of Britain and Ireland

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230524453
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-54655-8

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