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Creator:
Logan, Thad.
Title(s):

The Victorian parlour / Thad Logan.

Published/Created:
Cambridge, UK ; Cambridge University Press, 2001.
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Physical Description:
xvii, 282 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
CIE
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Table of contents
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/cam023/00050237.html
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 260-275) and index.
Subject Terms:
Domestic fiction, English -- History and criticism.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Home in literature.
House furnishings -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
House furnishings in literature.
Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Living rooms -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
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  • Machine generated contents note: List of illustrations page x
  • Preface xiii
  • Acknowledgments xvii
  • I House and home: the parlour in context I
  • 2. "Sweet ordering, arrangement, and decision":
  • decorating the parlour 36
  • 3. An empire of things:objects in the parlour 105
  • 4. "Intimate glimpses of home": representations of
  • the parlour 202
  • Afterword 233
  • Notes 236
  • Bibliography 260
  • Index 276.