Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 November 2017

216 Pages | 11 b+w illustrations

ISBN: 9781474425643

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London Writing of the 1930s

Anna Cottrell

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Midcentury Modern Writers

  • Positions London writing as central to British literature of the 1930s
  • Argues that interrelationship between journalistic, photographic, and Naturalist models is key to the decade's literary aesthetic
  • Offers critical readings of neglected and forgotten 1930s writers such as Betty Miller, Norah Hoult, Storm Jameson
  • Combines literary analysis with research into the cultural histories of 1930s London's spaces of leisure