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Class Representation in Modern Fiction and Film
by Keith Gandal
'Rich girl meets poor boy who liberates her then dies.' Or, 'low-life girl is trashed by lower-life boy.' The contemporary middle-class fictions of poverty that inform films such as Titanic and Kids are a far cry from the nineteenth-century genres: rags-to-riches stories and seduction tales. Our fictions of class turn the older tales upside down. By the surprising juxtapos ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published March 15th 2007 by Palgrave Macmillan
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