"Am I a snob?" : modernism and the novel /
by Latham, Sean.Publisher: Ithaca [N.Y.] : Cornell University Press, 2003Description: xii, 240 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 080144022X (cloth : alk. paper); 0801488419 (pbk.).Subject(s): Social classes in literature | Modernism (Literature) -- Great Britain | English fiction -- History and criticism. -- 19th century | English fiction -- History and criticism. -- 20th century | Snobs and snobbishness in literature
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Epoka University Library
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-235) and index.
The logic of the pose : Thackeray and the invention of snobbery -- The importance of being a snob : Oscar Wilde's modern pretensions -- Elegy for the snob : Virginia Woolf and the Victorians -- "An aristocrat in writing" : Virginia Woolf and the invention of the modern snob -- A portrait of the snob : James Joyce and the anxieties of cultural capital -- Deadly pretensions : Dorothy L. Sayers and the ends of culture -- The problem of snobbery.