Women, Privacy and Modernity in Early Twentieth-Century British Writing by W. Gan

Women, Privacy and Modernity in Early Twentieth-Century British Writing

byW. Gan

Hardcover | January 15, 2009

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Wendy Gan uses privacy as a means to explore what modernity meant to British women of the early twentieth century.

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WENDY GAN is Assistant Professor at the School of English, University of Hong Kong.

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Title:Women, Privacy and Modernity in Early Twentieth-Century British WritingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.02 inPublished:January 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230535852

ISBN - 13:9780230535855

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Reconfiguring Domestic Space for Female Privacy: The Garden, the Study, and the Room
Public Privacy: Women, the City, and the Car 
Privileging Privacy: The Pre-modern Role Models of the Witch and the Primitive
'We Have Gone Recreation Mad': Leisure, Privacy, and Modern Domestic Identity
The Loss of a Private World: Women, Privacy, and Novels of Adultery
Conclusion
Endnotes
Bibliography
Index