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Author MacKenzie, Scott R., 1969-

Title Be it ever so humble [electronic resource] : poverty, fiction, and the invention of the middle-class home / Scott R. MacKenzie.

Imprint Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 292 p.
Series Winner of the Walker Cowen Memorial Prize
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: There's no case like home -- "Stock the parish with beauties": Henry Fielding's parochial vision -- An Englishwoman's workhouse is her castle: poverty management and the Radcliffean gothic -- Home and away: hegemony and naturalization -- There's no home-like place: out of doors in Scotland -- Conclusion: this home is not a house.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Home in literature.
English fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Middle class in literature.
Nationalism in literature.
Social structure -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Poverty -- Government policy -- England.
English literature -- Scottish authors -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- History -- 18th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
Added Title Poverty, fiction, and the invention of the middle-class home
ISBN 9780813933412 (cloth alk. paper)
9780813933429 (e-book)

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