Reconstruction Fiction: Housing and Realist Literature in Postwar Britain
Subjects (LCSH):English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction -- Great Britain
Dwellings -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Postwar reconstruction -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
World War, 1939-1945 -- Literature and the war
Architecture, Domestic, in literature
Keywords:Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Architecture / History / Contemporary (1945-)
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Publisher:The Ohio State University Press
An urgent invitation: theorizing postwar realist writing -- Billets and boardinghouses: shared space and the reconstruction novel -- Mobile housing: realizing movement in 1950s city fiction -- Country houses: nostalgia and the realist challenge -- Safe houses: seeking shelter and connection post-consensus.
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