The Depiction of Social Inequalities in British School Stories of the 1940s and 1950s

  • Philip Sampey

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


The issue of class conflict represented in the school story genre between 1940 and 1960. The thesis centres on class snobbery and the inequalities with regard to educational opportunities that are enacted by the fictional characters in boys' and girls' school stories.
Date of Award13 Nov 2017
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • University of Bath
SupervisorElisabeth Barratt Hacking (Supervisor)

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