Table of contents for British aestheticism and the urban working classes, 1870-1900 : beauty for the people / Diana Maltz.


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List of Figures * Acknowledgements * What is Missionary Aestheticism? An Introduction * The Social Strands of Aestheticism * Octavia Hill and the Aesthetics of Victorian Tenement Reform * 'In ample halls adorned with mysterious things aesthetic': Toynbee Hall as Aesthetic Haven * The Museum Opening Debate and the Combative Discourses of Sabbatarianism and Missionary Aestheticism * 'Art is the Handmaid of Religion': Slum Ritualism as Missionary Aestheticism * George Gissing's Hopes and Fears for a Popular Aestheticism * Conclusion: Missionary Aestheticism as Emancipatory Aesthetics? * Notes * Works Cited: Primary Sources * Secondary Sources * Index



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Aestheticism (Literature)
Art and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
City and town life -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Social problems -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Working class -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Urban poor -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Working class -- Great Britain -- Intellectual life.
Aesthetic movement (Art) -- Great Britain.
Aesthetics, British -- 19th century.
Working class in literature.
Poor in literature.