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House to house: Dickens and the properties of fiction

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This thesis explores the idiosyncrasies of the nineteenth-century property market and the significance of rented spaces in the literary imagination, focusing on Charles Dickens's fiction and journalism.

The traditional understanding of the Victorian home has been challenged in recent criticism that points to the permeability of the public and private spheres, complicates the ways in which gender mapped onto these spheres, and highlights the difference between home and house, freeho... Expand abstract

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Oxford college:
St John's College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
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Dasgupta, U
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Funding agency for:
Dasgupta, U
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2017-07-03

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