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Comedy and the Feminine Middlebrow Novel

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Comedy and the Feminine Middlebrow Novel

Comedy and the Feminine Middlebrow Novel: Elizabeth von Arnim and Elizabeth Taylor by Erica Brown
English | 1 Dec. 2012 | ISBN: 184893338X | 176 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

Elizabeth von Arnim and Elizabeth Taylor wrote witty and entertaining novels about the domestic lives of middle-class women. Widely read and enjoyed, their work was often dismissed as middlebrow. Brown argues their skilful use of comedy and irony provided the receptive reader with subversive commentary on the cruelties and disappointments of lif