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Description - Victorian Liberalism and Material Culture by Kevin A. Morrison

An interdisciplinary study of British liberalism in the nineteenth century'Victorian Liberalism and Material Culture' assesses the unexplored links between Victorian material culture and political theory. It seeks to transform understanding of Victorian liberalism's key conceptual metaphor - that the mind of an individuated subject is private space. Focusing on the environments inhabited by four Victorian writers and intellectuals, it delineates how John Stuart Mill's, Matthew Arnold's, John Morley's, and Robert Browning's commitments to liberalism were shaped by or manifested through the physical spaces in which they worked. The book also asserts the centrality of the embodied experience of actual people to Victorian political thought. Readers will gain new historical and literary understanding and will be introduced to an innovative methodology that links material culture and political theory.Key featuresAddresses interaction between British liberal thinkers and their workplaces as an essential component in your consideration of nineteenth-century liberalismEnhances understanding of Victorian literature and culture and the history of architecture and design through an interdisciplinary approachBridges differences of perspective between students of material culture and political theoryBased on extensive research in British and American archives, utilizing recently unsealed record

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781474431538
ISBN-10: 1474431534
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 31-Mar-2018
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Kevin A. Morrison

Kevin A. Morrison is an assistant professor in the Department of English at Syracuse University.

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