'A good time was had by all?': Stevie Smith beside the seaside

May, William (2009) 'A good time was had by all?': Stevie Smith beside the seaside. In, Harris, Alexandra and Feigel, Lara (eds.) Modernism on Sea: Art and Culture at the British Seaside. London, UK, Peter Lang, 85-98.


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This essay explores Stevie Smith's complex response to the British seaside. Although frequently seen as the natural poet of suburbia, it is her writing on coasts, seas, and cliff faces that most clearly articulates her attitude towards place, national identity, and selfhood.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBNs: 1906165246 (hardback)
9781906165246 (hardback)
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Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > English
ePrint ID: 67393
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
30 April 2009Published
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2009
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:53
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/67393

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