The Working Classes in Victorian Fiction

Keating, P. J.
Publication Date 1971
ISBN 9780710069917
Publisher Routledge,
Binding Hardcover
Condition Very good copy.
SKU 2982
Notes Occasional very light mark to cloth. Occasional pencil annotation or underlining. No dw.

Description

310pp. Fascinating study of the representation of the working classes, especially in London. Covers George Gissing, Walter Besant, Arthur Morrison, Rudyard Kipling and Cockney archetypes, industrialisation, urbanisation, class conflict and the phonetic representation of Cockney. Black and white frontis and several further plates. Brown cloth with gilt titles to spine.
Price: £7.50