"Am I a snob?" : modernism and the novel / Sean Latham.
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|Subject:||English fiction > 20th century > History and criticism.
Snobs and snobbishness in literature.
English fiction > 19th century > History and criticism.
Modernism (Literature) > Great Britain.
Social classes in literature.
- ISBN: 9781501727566
- ISBN: 1501727567
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: Ithaca [N.Y.] : Cornell University Press, 2003.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-235) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| 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.