London in Literature

Visionary Mappings of the Metropolis


1. Edition, 2002
255 Pages

ISBN: 978-3-8253-1407-1
Product: Book
Edition: Softcover
Subject: Anglistik/Amerikanistik
Series: Anglistische Forschungen, Volume No.: 309
Available: 28.05.2002

Keywords: Crace, Jim, Green, Graham, Woolf, Virginia, de Quincey, Thomas, literarische Städtebilder, London, Ackroyd, Peter


Table of Contents:
1. Approaching Visionary London:
- Patrick Parrinder: "These fragments I have shored against my ruins": Visions of Ruined London from Edmund Spenser to J. G. Ballard
- Francesca Cuojati: De Quincey's Opiate London: From Labyrinth to Palimpsest
- Timothy Webb: Dangerous Plurals: William Wordsworth, Bartholomew Fair, and the Challenges of an Urban Poetics
- John Mepham: London as Auditorium: Public Spaces and Disconnected Talk in Works by Ford Madox Ford, Patrick Hamilton and Virginia Woolfs
- John A Stotesbury: A Postcolonial Reading of Metropolitan Space in Graham Green's The End of the Affair

2. Visionary London:
- Silvia Mergenthal: Whose Cityi Contested Spaces and Contesting Spatialities in Contemporary London Fiction
- Heike Hartung: Walking and Writing the City: Visions of London in the Works of Peter Ackroyd and Ian Sinclair
- Doris Teske: Jim Crace's Arcadia: Public Culture in the Postmodern City
- Susana Onega: The Plato Papers: Peter Ackrody's "Contrary" to Blake's Jerusalem
- Jean-Michel Ganteau: London: The Biography, or, Peter Ackrody's Sublime Geographies
- Mark Rowlinson: Physical Graffiti: The Making of the Represenation of Zone One and Two