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Transitions in Middlebrow Writing, 1880–1930

  • Kate Macdonald
  • Christoph Singer

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction: Transitions and Cultural Formations

    1. Kate Macdonald, Christoph Singer
      Pages 1-13
  3. What People Really Read in 1922: If Winter Comes, the Bestseller in the Annus Mirabilis of Modernism

    1. Kirsten MacLeod
      Pages 14-34
  4. The Market

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 35-35
    2. Simon Frost
      Pages 37-56
    3. Rebecca Sitch
      Pages 77-100
  5. Middlebrow Reactions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Alison Hurlburt
      Pages 103-120
  6. Cross-Pollinations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 161-161
    2. Birgit Van Puymbroeck
      Pages 183-202
    3. Koen Rymenants
      Pages 203-222
    4. Mathijs Sanders, Alex Rutten
      Pages 223-241
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 242-272

About this book

Introduction

This book examines the connections evident between the simultaneous emergence of British modernism and middlebrow literary culture from 1880 to the 1930s. The essays illustrate the mutual influences of modernist and middlebrow authors, critics, publishers and magazines.

Keywords

Middlebrow writing twentieth-century literature Bestseller culture fiction Great Britain Modernism Rudyard Kipling

Editors and affiliations

  • Kate Macdonald
    • 1
  • Christoph Singer
    • 2
  1. 1.Ghent UniversityBelgium
  2. 2.University of PaderbornGermany

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