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About this product
- Date of Publication01/01/2006
- GenreCultural Studies
- Series TitleNature, Culture & Literature
- Series Part/Volume NumberNo. 2
- Place of PublicationLeiden
- Country of PublicationNetherlands
- ImprintEditions Rodopi B.V.
- Content Note2 Illustrations
- Weight404 g
- Width150 mm
- Height220 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Volume editorGerry Smyth,Jo Croft
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
- Table Of ContentsAcknowledgements Contributors Gerry SMYTH and Jo CROFT: Introduction: Culture and Domestic Space 1 Joe MORAN: Houses, Habit and Memory 2 Gerry SMYTH: 'You understand what domestic architecture ought to be, you do': Finding Home in The Wind in the Willows 3 Karen SAYER: The Life of a Country Cottage 4 Ruth MCELROY: Labouring at Leisure: Aspects of Lifestyle and the Rise of Home Improvement 5 Shane ALCOBIA-MURPHY: Safe House: Authenticity, Nostalgia and the Irish House 6 Mari HUGHES-EDWARDS: 'The house ... has cancer': Representations of Domestic Space in the Poetry of Carol Ann Duffy 7 Scott BREWSTER: Building, Dwelling, Moving: Seamus Heaney, Tom Paulin and the Reverse Aesthetic 8 Jeff ADAMS: Troubled Places: Domestic Space in Graphic Novels 9 Peter CHILDS: Householders: Community, Violence and Resistance in Three Contemporary Women's Texts 10 Ron MOY: Sonic Architecture: Home Hi-fi and Stereo(types) 11 Jo CROFT: A Life of Longing Behind the Bedroom Door: Adolescent Space and the Makings of Private Identity 12 Joseph BOUGHEY: One Widower's Home: Excavating Some Disturbed Meanings of Domestic Space References Index
- Author BiographyGerry Smyth is Reader in Cultural History in the Department of English at Liverpool John Moores University. His previous books include The Novel and the Nation (1997), Space and the Irish Cultural Imagination(2001) and Noisy Island (2005). Jo Croft is Senior Lecturer in English at Liverpool John Moores University. Her research interests include adolescence, children's literature and psychoanalysis.
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