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Myers, Janet C., 1969-
Antipodal England : emigration and portable domesticity in the Victorian imagination / Janet C. Myers
Alternate Title Emigration and portable domesticity in the Victorian imagination
Albany : State University of New York Press, c2009
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Subject(s) English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Emigration and immigration in literature
Home in literature
Women in literature
Middle class women -- England
Women immigrants -- Australia
Subject Australia -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects
Subject(s) British -- Australia -- Social life and customs
Physical Description x, 175 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Based on the author's doctoral thesis--Rice University, 2000
Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-169) and index
Contents "Another English house in another country" : imagining home in the empire -- Housekeeping at sea and on shore : portable domesticity and emigrant transformation -- Performing the voyage out : Victorian female emigration and the gendering of displacement -- The fraudulent family : emigration, colonial return, and the sensational crimes of empire -- "Verily the antipodes of home" : narrating domesticity in the bush -- Portable domesticity and strategic amnesia
Series SUNY series, studies in the long nineteenth century

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