Domestic Imaginaries: Home in Global Literary and Visual Cultures

  • Bex Harper
  • Hollie Price


This section introduces the book’s exploration of domestic imaginaries in literature, film and photography across a modern, international context. Drawing on recent studies of home and representations of domesticity, Harper and Price examine domestic imaginaries as characterised by processes that negotiate home as a material place and a wider set of ideas, identities and ideals, and as shaped by a range of factors including different media, authorship, production and reception contexts. The three parts of the collection each focus on a different process by which domestic imaginaries interpret home: experiencing and performing home; transgressing the boundaries and crossing the borders of home; and capturing and archiving home.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Independent ScholarLondonUK
  2. 2.School of Advanced Study, University of London and Queen Mary, University of LondonLondonUK

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