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Author Brogan, Una, author.

Title The alternative modernity of the bicycle in British and French literature 1880-1920 / Una Brogan.

Publication Info. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2022.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 276 pages) : illustrations
Series Edinburgh critical studies in Victorian culture
Edinburgh critical studies in Victorian culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-271) and index.
Summary Examines the bicycle as a literary device and a cultural phenomenon at the turn of the century in Britain and France.
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Series Editor's Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- 1 Text and Transport -- 2 Liberation on Two Wheels: Class, Gender and the Bicycle in Literature -- 3 The Body and the Machine: The Sensory Discoveries of the Cyclist -- 4 Moving Forward: Space, Time and the Bicycle -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index
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Subject Bicycles in literature.
British literature -- 19th century.
British literature -- 20th century.
French literature -- 19th century.
French literature -- 20th century.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Bicycles in literature.
British literature.
French literature.
Chronological Term 1800-1999
Other Form: Print version: Brogan, Una. Alternative modernity of the bicycle in British and French literature 1880-1920. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2022 9781474488624 (OCoLC)1285494235
ISBN 9781474488624 (electronic bk.)
1474488625 (electronic bk.)
9781474488631 (ePub ebook)