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Author Mancoff, Debra N.

Title Victorian Urban Settings : Essays on the Nineteenth-Century City and Its Contexts
Published New York : Taylor and Francis, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (286 pages)
Series Literature and Society in Victorian Britain ; v. 1
Garland reference library of the humanities. Literature and society in Victorian Britain.
Contents Cover -- VICTORIAN URBAN SETTINGS -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- LIST OF PLATES -- PREFACE -- INTRODUCTION An Age of Great Cities -- MAPPING THE VICTORIAN CITY -- 1. Commercial Sites: The Early Victorian Development of Cannon Street -- 2. Mapping Contagion in Victorian London: Disease in the East End -- 3. Symbols of Success in Suburbia:The Establishment of Artists' Communities in Late Victorian London -- CONSTRUCTING IDENTITY IN AN URBAN SETTING -- 4. London, Dickens, & the Theatre of Homelessness
11. Lessons in Stone: Architecture and Academic Ethos in an Urban Setting -- NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS -- INDEX
5. Disvaluing the Popular: London Street Culture, "Industrial Literacy," and the Emergence of Mass Culture in Victorian England -- 6. The City, the Country, and Communities of Singing Women: Music in the Novels of Elizabeth Gaskell -- 7. "Oor Location": Scotswomen Poets and the Transition from Rural to Urban Culture -- IMAGING THE VICTORIAN CITY -- 8. Re-forming London: George Cruikshank and the Victorian Age -- 9. Photography and the Image of the London Poor -- 10. Midnight Scenes and Social Photographs: Thomas Annan's Glasgow
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Form Electronic book
Author Trela, D. J.
ISBN 0203054512