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Published: 01 April 2015

256 Pages

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748676941

Bookseller Code (06)

Women and the Railway, 1850-1915

Anna Despotopoulou

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Critical Studies in Victorian Culture

  • The first full-length examination of texts by and about women which explore the railway as a gendered space within a British and European context
  • Explores a variety of cultural discourses which deal with women and the railway: fiction, poetry, news stories and commentaries, essays, paintings, and philosophical writings
  • Proposes a reconceptualization of the public/private binary