1st Edition

Winifred Holtby's Social Vision 'Members One of Another'

By Lisa Regan Copyright 2012
    256 Pages
    by Routledge

    240 Pages
    by Routledge

    Winifred Holtby (1898–1935) is best-known today for her friendship with fellow feminist and pacifist Vera Brittain and for her last novel, South Riding. This is the first monograph to provide a literary criticism of Holtby’s social philosophy and presents in-depth readings of all her major works as well as some of her less well-known writing.

    Introduction: ‘A Corporate Adventure’; Chapter 1 Between a ‘Community of Place’ and a ‘Community of Choice’: Anderby Wold and The Crowded Street; Chapter 2 Travel and the ‘Two-Dimensional Effect’ in the Land of Green Ginger; Chapter 3 Societies and Social Experiments in Poor Caroline; Chapter 4 Mandoa, Mandoa! and ‘the Altogetherness of Everything’: Imperial Unity and Transnational Complicity; Chapter 5 ‘Members One of Another’: Narrating the Nation in South Riding; conclusion Conclusion: Vision and Re-Vision;


    Lisa Regan