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272 Pages | 7 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719059704

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Margins of desire

The suburbs in fiction and culture 1880-1925

Lynne Hapgood

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The first book to explore the suburbs as new literary locations, genres and themes between 1880 and 1925
  • Considers the fiction which identified the suburbs as important, as well as the fiction that suburban dwellers, especially women, both read and wrote for themselves
  • Opens up a counterculture to modernist metropolitanism and argues for a more inclusive understanding of the fiction of the period An original perspective on a popular literary period for university studies