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Gissing and the City

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction: Why does Gissing Matter?
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    Chapter 2 New Woman on Grub Street: Art in the City
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    Chapter 3 Buildings, Residences, and Mansions: George Gissing’s ‘prejudice against flats’
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    Chapter 4 Gissing’s Saturnalia : Urban Crowds, Carnivalesque Subversion and the Crisis of Paternal Authority
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    Chapter 5 Gissing, Literary Bohemia, and the Metropolitan Circle
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    Chapter 6 Between Dreamworlds and Real Worlds: Gissing’s London
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    Chapter 7 ‘Citizens of London?’ Working Women, Leisure and Urban Space in Gissing’s 1880s Fiction
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    Chapter 8 ‘Counter-jumpers’ and ‘Queens of the Street’: The Shop Girl of Gissing and his Contemporaries
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    Chapter 9 Rebellion in the Metropolis: George Gissing’s New Woman Musician
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    Chapter 10 ‘Children of the Street’: Reconfiguring Gender in Gissing’s London
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    Chapter 11 ‘Woman as an Invader’: Travel and Travail in George Gissing’s The Odd Women
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    Chapter 12 The Clash of Space and Culture: Gissing and the Rise of the ‘New’ Suburban
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    Chapter 13 ‘Muddy depths’: The Thames in Gissing’s Fiction
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    Chapter 14 ‘Amid the Dear Old Horrors’: Memory, London, and Literary Labour in The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft
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    Chapter 15 Gissing’s Urban Neurasthenia
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    Chapter 16 In Public: George Gissing, Newspapers and the City
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    Chapter 17 George Gissing’s Scrapbook : A Storehouse of ‘Elements of Drama to be Fused and Minted in his Brain’
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    Chapter 18 Gissing: A Life in Death — A Cavalcade of Gissing Criticism in the Last Hundred Years
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Gissing and the City
Published by
Palgrave Macmillan UK, January 2006
DOI 10.1057/9780230524453
978-1-349-54655-8, 978-0-230-52445-3

Spiers, John

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Country Count As %
Unknown 4 100%

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Other 2 50%
Lecturer > Senior Lecturer 2 50%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Arts and Humanities 4 100%