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Class, culture and suburban anxieties in the Victorian era

Lara Baker Whelan

Class, culture and suburban anxieties in the Victorian era

by Lara Baker Whelan

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Middle class in literature,
  • Suburbs in literature,
  • Suburban life in literature,
  • Middle class -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • Suburbs -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • Suburban life -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Lara Baker Whelan.
    SeriesRoutledge studies in nineteenth-century literature -- 4
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR878.M53 W47 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23606368M
    ISBN 100415802172
    ISBN 109780415802178
    LC Control Number2009024921

    Victorian Critical Theory perhaps the most influential critic of the Victorian era, saw cultural expressions such as art and literature as having an important impact on the overall well-being. Stoker’s Dracula, in using Vampirism as a combination of Victorian cultural and science, illustrate a mental phenomenon that unveils the darker side of cultural anxieties in the form of supernatural. It uses medical and modern sciences to elaborate upon the scientific debates of nineteenth century that concentrated on the human body and mind.

    This book demonstrates how representations of the Victorian suburb in mid- to late-nineteenth century British writing occasioned a literary sub-genre unique to this period, one that attempted to Author: Gail Cunningham. Architectural Identities: Domesticity, Literature and the Victorian Middle Classes. Toronto, [Review by Elizabeth Gargano.] Victorian Vulgarity. Ed. Susan David Bernstein and Elsie Michie. Ashgate, x + pp. [Review by Ariel Gunn.] Whelan, Laura. Class, Culture and Suburban Anxienties in the Victorian Era.

    Anxiety and the vampire in late-Victorian Britain. Dracula – described by a reviewer in the 26 June edition of Punch as ‘the very weirdest of weird tales’ – presents a series of contrasts and clashes between old traditions and new ideas. Stoker uses the figure of the vampire as thinly-veiled shorthand for many of the fears that haunted the Victorian fin de siècle. Class, Culture and Suburban Anxieties in the Victorian Era, by Lara Baker Whelan Semi-Detached Empire: Suburbia and the Colonization of Britain, to .


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Class, Culture and Suburban Anxieties in the Victorian Era chapter 5 Controlling “That Region of Irregular Bodies”: The Uninhabitable House and the Suburban Ghost Story At the most basic level, the middle class was concerned with marking its space to reinforce class : Lara Baker Whelan.

The book also demonstrates how the suburban ideal (with its elements of privacy, cleanliness, rus in urbe, and respectability), in its relation to culturally embedded ideas about the Beautiful and Picturesque, gained such a strong foothold in the Victorian middle class that contemplating its failure caused intense anxiety.

Class, Culture and Suburban Anxieties in the Victorian Era is a work of significance for anyone interested in the nineteenth-century city, particularly London, and also for those working on sensation fiction. It is a refreshing and innovative study that approaches the cityspace in a new : Alfie Bown.

(). Class, Culture and Suburban Anxieties in the Victorian Era. English Studies: Vol. 94, No. 4, pp. Author: Minna Vuohelainen. This well-written, historically rich study is a fascinating addition to the growing body of critical work on Victorian suburbia, which includes Annette R. Federico's Idol of Suburbia: Marie Corelli and Late-Victorian Literary Culture (), Roger Webster's edited collection Expanding Suburbia: Reviewing Suburban Narratives (), Lynne Hapgood's Margins of Desire: The Suburbs in Fiction and Culture.

in Class, Culture and Suburban Anxieties in the Victorian Era, Lara Baker Whelan describes what might be termed the psychic geography of London suburbanization in a historically grounded literary survey that gives equal weight to the facts and fantasies of the city’s late-nineteenth-century expansion.

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Dr Matthew Taunton takes us through 19th-century suburbia, showing how aspirations to respectability led the Victorian lower-middle class away from political involvement. The homogeneity and apathy of the suburbs provided rich satire for writers, as well as.

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[Review by Sarah Bilston of] Laura Whelan's Class, Culture and Suburban Anxieties in the Victorian Era; Bibliography [Book under review] Bilston, Sarah. The Promise of the Suburbs: A Victorian History in Literature and Culture. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, Hardcover.

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