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A garland for Gissing

Author: Bouwe Postmus
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2001.
Series: Costerus, new ser., v. 138.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: George Gissing; George Gissing; George Gissing; George Gissing
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bouwe Postmus
ISBN: 9042014776 9789042014770
OCLC Number: 49197561
Description: vi, 290 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Bouwe POSTMUS: Introduction1. Pierre COUSTILLAS: Gissing the European2. Simon JAMES: Experiments in Realism: How to Read a George Gissing Novel3. Michael CRONIN: Gissing's Criticism of Dickens4. Barbara RAWLINSON: Buried Treasure: George Gissing's Short Fiction5. Lucy CRISPIN: Living in Exile: Self-Image, Social Role and the Problem of Identity6. Maria Teresa CHIALANT: The Feminization of the City in Gissing's Fiction: The Streetwalker, the Flaneuse, the Shopgirl7. Emanuela ETTORRE: Sensational Gissing? Denzil Quarrier and the "Politics" of Dissimulation8. Constance HARSH: Women with Ideas: Gissing's The Odd Women and the New Woman Novel9. Liz HEDGECOCK: Men at Work: Gender, Class and Ideologies of Employment in In the Year of Jubilee10. Sandra R. WOODS: Dangerous Minds: the Education of Women in Gissing's Marriage Quartet11. Emma LIGGINS: Idiot Heroines and Worthless Women? Gissing's 1890s Fiction and Female Independence12. Arlene YOUNG: Eve Madeley and Rhoda Nunn: Gissing's Doubled Enigma13. David GLOVER: "This Spectacle of a World's Wonder": Commercial Culture and Urban Space in Gissing's In the Year of Jubilee14. Anthony CURTIS: Gissing and the Lushingtons15. Christine HUGUET: "Written, too, in exile!": A Metatextual Approach to Born in Exile16. Stephen OGDEN: Darwinian Scepticism in George Gissing's Born in Exile17. Lewis D. MOORE: Deception, Violence, and the Criminal Act in George Gissing's Fiction18. L. R. LEAVIS: Gissing in Context19. Diana MALTZ: Gissing as Thwarted Aesthete20. Fumio HOJOH: Gissing and His Japanese Readers21. Jacob KORG: Gissing and Ancient Rome22. Russell PRICE and Francesco BADOLATO: Social Subordination and Superiority in Gissing's "A Daughter of the Lodge"23. John SLOAN: Gissing and Hogarth24. Raymond L. BAUBLES JR.: The Bankruptcies of the Nation in Meredith's One of Our Conquerors and Gissing's The Whirlpool25. William GREENSLADE: Writing against Himself: Gissing and the Lure of Modernity in In the Year of JubileeSelected Index
Series Title: Costerus, new ser., v. 138.
Responsibility: edited by Bouwe Postmus.


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"...the present volume is impressive not only in its broad range of topics and its perceptive insights into Gissing's work, but also in its scholarly editing." in: Etudes Anglaises, T.56, No. 1 Read more...

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