The Feminine Middlebrow Novel, 1920s to 1950s

The Feminine Middlebrow Novel, 1920s to 1950s

Author: Nicola Humble

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 0199269335

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 290

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Humble presents a study of the novels by and for middle-class women that dominated the publishing market in the first half of the 20th century. She studies the work of authors such as Agatha Christie alongside cultural products such as cookery books.
The Feminine Middlebrow Novel, 1920s to 1950s
Language: en
Pages: 290
Authors: Nicola Humble
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

Humble presents a study of the novels by and for middle-class women that dominated the publishing market in the first half of the 20th century. She studies the work of authors such as Agatha Christie alongside cultural products such as cookery books.
Comedy and the Feminine Middlebrow Novel
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Erica Brown
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-06 - Publisher: Routledge

Elizabeth von Arnim and Elizabeth Taylor wrote witty and entertaining novels about the domestic lives of middle-class women. Widely read and enjoyed, their work was often dismissed as middlebrow. Brown argues their skilful use of comedy and irony provided the receptive reader with subversive commentary on the cruelties and disappointments
Winifred Holtby, “A Woman In Her Time”
Language: en
Pages: 265
Authors: Lisa Regan
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12-14 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Winifred Holtby, “A Woman In Her Time”: Critical Essays brings together for the first time a range of scholarly perspectives on one of Britain’s best-loved regional authors. Remembered for her vivid portrayal of 1930s rural Yorkshire in her final novel, South Riding (1936) and for her friendship with Vera Brittain,
Elizabeth von Arnim
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Isobel Maddison
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-29 - Publisher: Routledge

In the first book-length treatment of Elizabeth von Arnim's fiction, Isobel Maddison examines her work in its historical and intellectual contexts, demonstrating that von Arnim's fine comic writing and complex and compelling narrative style reward close analysis. Organised chronologically and thematically, Maddison's book is informed by unpublished material from the
Feminist Literary Theory
Language: en
Pages: 514
Authors: Mary Eagleton
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-20 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Now in its third edition, Feminist Literary Theory remains the most comprehensive, single volume introduction to a vital and diverse field Fully revised and updated to reflect changes in the field over the last decade Includes extracts from all the major critics, critical approaches and theoretical positions in contemporary feminist