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Sophistication : a literary and cultural history

Author: Faye Hammill
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hammill provides a literary, linguistic and cultural route from the Romantics, via the emergence of the Dandy and then of Modernism, to that most sophisticated of figures, Noel Coward, and on to the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Faye Hammill
ISBN: 9781846312328 1846312329
OCLC Number: 1135710077
Awards: Winner of ESSE Book Awards (Literatures in the English Language) 2012
Description: viii, 232 s. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: reading sophistication --
Scandal, sentiment and shepherdesses: the emergence of modern sophistication --
Childhood, consumption and decadence: Victorian and Edwardian sophistication --
Melancholy, modernity and the middlebrow: the twenties and thirties --
Nostalgia, glamour and excess: the postwar decades --
Conclusion: 'the problem of leisure': millennial sophistication
Responsibility: Faye Hammill

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Original in focus, critically nuanced and written with humour and elan, Sophistication: A Literary and Cultural History is smart, subtle and intelligent; much like its subject.Deborah Longworth, Read more...

 
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