PhD Studentship: Naturalism, Modernism and the City, UK

October 23, 2010The project should examine literary depictions of changing demographic brought about by increased social mobility, immigration, and mass-production Study Subject: SocialsEmployer: University of NorthamptonLevel: PhDScholarship Description: The University of Northampton invites applications for a three year full-time studentship investigating how British and American fiction from the 1880s to the 1930s informs modern perceptions of urban space and the lives of city-dwellers.From the Paris of Emile Zola to Richard Wright’s pre-war Chicago, naturalistic writers have depicted the predicaments of those who have made their home in the city. Facets of urban life have been shown

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