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Title: Attitudes to class in the English novel - From Walter Scott to David Storey
Description: London, Thames and Hudson, 1979. Paperback, in-8, 159 pp. bibliographical notes, bibliography, index. What is the role of social class in English fiction? And to what extent have attitudes towards class distinctions changed over the last two hundred years?LT: Let's not forget that England didn't have something like the French Revolution. So the gentry was not affected by such a bourgeois overtake of power.Contents: Improvement & Compromise: The Early-Nineteenth-Century; The Ungovernable: Novels of the 1840s & 1850s; Aspects of Class in George Eliot's Fiction; Oppositional Fiction; Pressure Points: Forster, Lawrence, Joyce, Woolf; Them & Us: Recent Working - Class Fiction.Some of the writers taken from the index: Jane Austen, Charlotte and Emily Brontė, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, E.M. Forster, Thomas Hardy (Tess, Jude the Obscure), James Joyce, D.H. Lawrence, George Orwell, H.G. Wells, Virginia Woolf, W.B. Yeats, Zola (Germinal). Good

Keywords: Hardy, Tess

Price: EUR 20.00 = appr. US$ 21.74 Seller: MERS Antique Books Antwerp
- Book number: 202101290031

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