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At Home in the City
Urban Domesticity in American Literature and Culture, 1850-1930
Betsy Klimasmith

University of New Hampshire Press



Contents

List of Illustrations
• Acknowledgments
• Introduction
• Architectural Determinism and the Industrial City in
The Blithedale Romance and Ruth Hall
The City’s Drawing-Room: Spatial Practice in The Bostonians and Central Park
• The Tenement Home: Pushing the City’s Limits
• The Apartment as Utopia: Reimagining the City, Reconstructing the Home
• From Artifact to Investment: Hotel Homes, the Economics of Luxury, and
The Custom of the Country
The Paradox of Intimacy: Mobility, Sociology, and the Function of Home in Quicksand
Epilogue
• Notes
• Bibliography
• Index

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