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Author Wild, Jonathan, 1961- author.

Title Literature of the 1900s : the great Edwardian emporium / Jonathan Wild.

Publication Info. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2017]

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Description 1 online resource
Series The Edinburgh history of twentieth-century literature in Britain ; vol. 1
Edinburgh history of twentieth-century literature in Britain ; v. 1.
Summary In this ground-breaking study, Jonathan Wild investigates the literary history of the Edwardian decade. This period, long overlooked by critics, is revealed as a vibrant cultural era whose writers were determined to break away from the stifling influence of preceding Victorianism.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-201) and index.
Contents Department of war and external affairs: the Anglo-Boer War and imperialism -- Department of administration: office clerks and shop assistants -- Children's department: Edwardian children's literature -- Department of decadence: sex, cars and money -- Department of internal affairs: England and the countryside afterword.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: 9780748635061 0748635068 (OCoLC)796277428
ISBN 9780748635085 (electronic bk.)
0748635084 (electronic bk.)