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Author Brown, Erica, 1975- author.

Title Comedy and the feminine middlebrow novel : Elizabeth von Arnim and Elizabeth Taylor / Erica Brown
Published London : Routledge, 2015
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Description 1 online resource
Series Literary Texts and the Popular Marketplace
Literary texts and the popular marketplace.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 The Middlebrow and Comedy: Elizabeth Taylor and Elizabeth von Arnim's Cultural and Literary Context; 2 A Comedic 'Response' to War? Elizabeth Von Arnim's Christopher and Columbus (1919) and Mr Skeffington (1940), and Elizabeth Taylor's At Mrs Lippincote's (1945); 3 'One Begins to See What is Meant by "They Lived Happily Ever After"': Elizabeth von Arnim's Vera (1921) and Elizabeth Taylor's Palladian (1946)
4 'One Shudders to Think What a Less Sophisticated Artist would have Made of It': The Comedy of Age in Elizabeth von Arnim's Love (1925) and Elizabeth Taylor's In a Summer Season (1961)Conclusion; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Notes Previously issued in print: London: Pickering & Chatto, 2013
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Taylor, Elizabeth, 1912-1975 -- Criticism and interpretation
Von Arnim, Elizabeth, 1866-1941 -- Criticism and interpretation
Taylor, Elizabeth, 1912-1975.
Von Arnim, Elizabeth, 1866-1941.
English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Humor in literature.
Humorous stories, English -- History and criticism.
Middle class in literature.
Women in literature.
English fiction -- Women authors.
Humor in literature.
Humorous stories, English.
Middle class in literature.
Women in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1317320727