The Resource The dream life of citizens : late Victorian novels and the fantasy of the state, Zarena Aslami, (electronic resource)

The dream life of citizens : late Victorian novels and the fantasy of the state, Zarena Aslami, (electronic resource)

Label
The dream life of citizens : late Victorian novels and the fantasy of the state
Title
The dream life of citizens
Title remainder
late Victorian novels and the fantasy of the state
Statement of responsibility
Zarena Aslami
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Scholars have long argued that nations, as imagined communities, are constituted through the incitement of feelings and the operations of fantasy. Can we say the same about the set of disciplinary and regulatory institutions that we call the state? Can we think of it as constituted by feelings and fantasies, too? Zarena Aslami argues that late Victorian novels certainly did. Revisiting major works by Olive Schreiner, Thomas Hardy, and George Gissing, among others, Aslami shows how novels dramatized the feelings and fantasies of a culture that was increasingly optimistic, as well as increasingl
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Aslami, Zarena
Dewey number
823/.8093581
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PR878.P6
LC item number
A85 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gissing, George
  • Grand, Sarah
  • Hardy, Thomas
  • Schreiner, Olive
  • English fiction
  • Politics and literature
  • Social problems in literature
  • State, The, in literature
  • Afghanistan
Label
The dream life of citizens : late Victorian novels and the fantasy of the state, Zarena Aslami, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Introduction : the lyricism of the State -- An imperial origin story : aloof rule in Schreiner's The story of an African farm -- "Rather a geographical expression than a country" : State fantasy and the production of Victorian Afghanistan -- The rise of The State as a sympathetic liberal subject in Hardy's The woodlanders -- The space of optimism : State fantasy and the case of Gissing's The odd women -- Hysterical citizenship in Grand's The heavenly twins -- Coda
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (199 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780823242030
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)3239620
  • (OCoLC)923763604
  • (SSID)ssj0000611737
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11394256
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000611737
  • (PQKBWorkID)10667178
  • (PQKB)10412891
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000092897
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3239620
  • (OCoLC)830023557
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse14121
  • (EXLCZ)993240000000065559
Label
The dream life of citizens : late Victorian novels and the fantasy of the state, Zarena Aslami, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Introduction : the lyricism of the State -- An imperial origin story : aloof rule in Schreiner's The story of an African farm -- "Rather a geographical expression than a country" : State fantasy and the production of Victorian Afghanistan -- The rise of The State as a sympathetic liberal subject in Hardy's The woodlanders -- The space of optimism : State fantasy and the case of Gissing's The odd women -- Hysterical citizenship in Grand's The heavenly twins -- Coda
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (199 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780823242030
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)3239620
  • (OCoLC)923763604
  • (SSID)ssj0000611737
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11394256
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000611737
  • (PQKBWorkID)10667178
  • (PQKB)10412891
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000092897
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3239620
  • (OCoLC)830023557
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse14121
  • (EXLCZ)993240000000065559

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