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Writing London: The Trace of the Urban Text from Blake to Dickens

£75.00

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Writing London asks the reader to consider how writers sought to respond to the nature of London. Drawing on literary and architectural theory and psychoanalysis, Julian Wolfreys looks at a variety of nineteenth-century writings to consider various literary modes of productions as responses to the city. Beginning with an introductory survey of the variety of literary representations and responses to the city, Writing London follows the shaping of the urban consciousness from Blake to Dickens, through Shelley, Barbauld, Byron, De Quincey, Engels and Wordsworth. It concludes with an Afterword which, in developing insights into the relationship between writing and the city, questions the heritage industry's reinvention of London, while arguing for a new understanding of the urban spirit.

Condition: Extremely minor bumping to cover, otherwise as new.

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Author(s):
Wolfreys, Julian
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
2003
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0333736869
ISBN-13:
9780333736869
Number of pages:
249
Publisher:
Macmillan
Title:
Writing London: The Trace of the Urban Text from Blake to Dickens

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Writing London asks the reader to consider how writers sought to respond to the nature of London. Drawing on literary and architectural theory and psychoanalysis, Julian Wolfreys looks at a variety of nineteenth-century writings to consider various literary modes of productions as responses to the city. Beginning with an introductory survey of the variety of literary representations and responses to the city, Writing London follows the shaping of the urban consciousness from Blake to Dickens, through Shelley, Barbauld, Byron, De Quincey, Engels and Wordsworth. It concludes with an Afterword which, in developing insights into the relationship between writing and the city, questions the heritage industry's reinvention of London, while arguing for a new understanding of the urban spirit.

Condition: Extremely minor bumping to cover, otherwise as new.

Author(s):
Wolfreys, Julian
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
2003
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0333736869
ISBN-13:
9780333736869
Number of pages:
249
Publisher:
Macmillan
Title:
Writing London: The Trace of the Urban Text from Blake to Dickens

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