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Product Description: A study of London suburban-set writing, exploring the links between place and fiction. This book charts a picture of evolving themes and concerns around the legibility and meaning of habitat and home for the individual, and the serious challenges that suburbia sets for literature...read more
By Salim Hafejee (photographer)

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9781137342454 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 20, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: A study of London suburban-set writing, exploring the links between place and fiction.

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9780399512360, titled "How to Increase Your Speed and Agility" | Putnam Pub Group, August 1, 1986, cover price $1.98 | also contains How to Increase Your Speed and Agility

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Product Description: Sodom on the Thames looks closely at three episodes involving sex between men in late-nineteenth-century England. Morris Kaplan draws on extensive research into court records, contemporary newspaper accounts, personal correspondence and diaries, even a pornographic novel...read more

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9780801436789 | Cornell Univ Pr, September 8, 2005, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Sodom on the Thames looks closely at three episodes involving sex between men in late-nineteenth-century England.

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9780801477928 | Cornell Univ Pr, January 6, 2012, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Sodom on the Thames looks closely at three episodes involving sex between men in late-nineteenth-century England.

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Product Description: London has provided the setting and inspiration for a host of literary works in English, from canonical masterpieces to the popular and ephemeral. Drawing upon a variety of methods and materials, the essays in this volume explore the London of Langland and the Peasants' Rebellion, of Shakespeare and the Elizabethan stage, of Pepys and the Restoration coffee house, of Dickens and Victorian wealth and poverty, of Conrad and the Empire, of Woolf and the wartime Blitz, of Naipaul and postcolonial immigration, and of contemporary globalism...read more
By Lawrence Manley (editor)

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9780521897525 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 30, 2011, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: London has provided the setting and inspiration for a host of literary works in English, from canonical masterpieces to the popular and ephemeral.

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9780521722315 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 30, 2011, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: London has provided the setting and inspiration for a host of literary works in English, from canonical masterpieces to the popular and ephemeral.

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Product Description: Conceiving the City is an innovative study of the ways in which a generation of late-Victorian novelists, poets, painters, and theoreticians attempted to represent London in literature and art. Breaking away from the language and style of Dickens and the static panorama paintings of William Powell Frith, major figures such as Henry James and J...read more

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9780199218189 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, November 11, 2007, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Conceiving the City is an innovative study of the ways in which a generation of late-Victorian novelists, poets, painters, and theoreticians attempted to represent London in literature and art.

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Product Description: This study analyzes English sexual culture between the Civil Wars and the death of Charles II in unprecedented detail. James Grantham Turner examines a broad range of Civil War and Restoration texts, from sex-crime records to Milton's epics and Rochester's "mannerly obscene" lyrics...read more

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9780521782791 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 1, 2002, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: This study analyzes English sexual culture between the Civil Wars and the death of Charles II in unprecedented detail.

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9780521032919, titled "Libertines and Radicals in Early Modern London: Sexuality, Politics and Literary Culture, 1630-1685" | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 12, 2007, cover price $54.99 | About this edition: This study analyzes English sexual culture between the Civil Wars and the death of Charles II in unprecedented detail.

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Product Description: In September 1666 the Great Fire destroyed four-fifths of the ancient commercial City of London. All that had been familiar, settled, known, was suddenly swept away, and Londoners faced an emptiness that was not only physical but also historical, social, financial, and conceptual...read more

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9780521630139 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 1, 1998, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: In September 1666 the Great Fire destroyed four-fifths of the ancient commercial City of London.

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9780521024204 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, February 28, 2006), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: In September 1666 the Great Fire destroyed four-fifths of the ancient commercial City of London.

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The best-selling author of Blessings offers an entertaining, lively tour of the English capital and its literary significance, tracking the footsteps of some of her favorite fictional characters--including those created by Conan Doyle, Margery Allingham, Dickens, and other notable authors--throughout London. Reprint.

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9780792265610 | Natl Geographic Society, September 1, 2004, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The author offers a tour of the English capital and its literary significance, tracking the footsteps of some of her favorite fictional characters throughout London.

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9780792242079 | Reprint edition (Natl Geographic Society, January 1, 2006), cover price $10.95 | About this edition: The best-selling author of Blessings offers an entertaining, lively tour of the English capital and its literary significance, tracking the footsteps of some of her favorite fictional characters--including those created by Conan Doyle, Margery Allingham, Dickens, and other notable authors--throughout London.

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Product Description: In the two hundred years from 1475 London was transformed from a medieval commune into a metropolis of half a million people, a capital city, and a leading European trading center. Lawrence Manley provides a comprehensive account of the changing image and influence of London through its literature, including lyrics, ballads, jests, plays, pageants, chronicles, and treatises; and he shows how the literature and culture of London contributed to the new structures of capitalism, the process of "behavioral urbanization," and the liberation of the individual through the city's concentrated power...read more

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9780521461610 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 1, 1995, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: In the two hundred years from 1475 London was transformed from a medieval commune into a metropolis of half a million people, a capital city, and a leading European trading center.

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9780521021975 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 3, 2005, cover price $69.99 | About this edition: In the two hundred years from 1475 London was transformed from a medieval commune into a metropolis of half a million people, a capital city, and a leading European trading center.

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9780521848350 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 25, 2005, cover price $134.99

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By William A. Cohen (editor) and Ryan Johnson (editor)

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9780816642991 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, April 30, 2005, cover price $69.00

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9780816643004 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, December 21, 2004, cover price $25.00

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Product Description: London has stimulated and fascinated writers from Chaucer, Dickens and De Quincey, to Orton, Orwell and more recently, Peter Ackroyd. Both a bedside companion and an imaginative travel guide, it leads you through the literary history of each district...read more

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9780233001258 | Andre Deutsch Ltd, April 30, 2005, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: London has stimulated and fascinated writers from Chaucer, Dickens and De Quincey, to Orton, Orwell and more recently, Peter Ackroyd.
9781853754258 | Prion Books, July 1, 2001, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: London has stimulated and fascinated writers from Chaucer, Dickens and De Quincey, to Orton, Orwell and more recently, Peter Ackroyd.

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Product Description: The Figure of the Crowd in Early Modern London examines the cultural phenomenon of the urban crowd in the context of early modern London's population crisis. The book explores the crowd's double function as a symbol of the city's growth and as the necessary context for the public performance of urban culture...read more

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9781403966421 | Palgrave Macmillan, April 16, 2005, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: The Figure of the Crowd in Early Modern London examines the cultural phenomenon of the urban crowd in the context of early modern London's population crisis.

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Product Description: Succeeding Julian Wolfrey's successful Writing London (1998), this second volume extends Wolfrey's original argument that a new urban sensibility in the nineteenth century had been developed which established new ways of writing about and responding to the city...read more

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9780333914298 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 29, 2004, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Succeeding Julian Wolfrey's successful Writing London (1998), this second volume extends Wolfrey's original argument that a new urban sensibility in the nineteenth century had been developed which established new ways of writing about and responding to the city.

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Product Description: * Takes you on a tour of six major literary cities * Each city is examined as it has appeared as a setting in various works of literature, and as it has served as an influence for authors * Enhance your visit to any one of these inspiring destinations with Harold Bloom as your literary guide Shakespeare, Marlowe, and Dickens are just three of the many authors forever associated with London...read more
By Harold Bloom (introduced by), Donna Dailey and John Tomedi

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9780791078419 | Chelsea House Pub, January 1, 2005, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Explores London's literary history and discusses the significant events, locations, and writers who have given the city its literary identity.

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9780791083604 | Chelsea House Pub, March 30, 2005, cover price $18.60 | About this edition: * Takes you on a tour of six major literary cities * Each city is examined as it has appeared as a setting in various works of literature, and as it has served as an influence for authors * Enhance your visit to any one of these inspiring destinations with Harold Bloom as your literary guide Shakespeare, Marlowe, and Dickens are just three of the many authors forever associated with London.

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9781417639229 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2004, cover price $54.70

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9781403932891 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 1, 2004, cover price $130.00

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Product Description: George Orwell and the Radical Eccentrics celebrates the lives, literature, and politics of a group of four 'radical eccentrics' - the Tory anarchist poet Stevie Smith, the Marxist Indian nationalist Mulk Raj Anand, and the glamour-girl-turned-socialist Inez Holden - who formed a friendly circle around the famously radical and eccentric George Orwell...read more

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9781403965103 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 15, 2004, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: George Orwell and the Radical Eccentrics celebrates the lives, literature, and politics of a group of four 'radical eccentrics' - the Tory anarchist poet Stevie Smith, the Marxist Indian nationalist Mulk Raj Anand, and the glamour-girl-turned-socialist Inez Holden - who formed a friendly circle around the famously radical and eccentric George Orwell.

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Product Description: London's histories of migration and settlement and the resulting diverse, hybrid communities have engendered new forms of social and cultural activity reflected in a wealth of novels, poems, films and songs. Postcolonial London explores the imaginative transformation of the city by African, Asian, Caribbean and South Pacific writers since the 1950s...read more

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9780415344593 | Routledge, September 1, 2004, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: London's histories of migration and settlement and the resulting diverse, hybrid communities have engendered new forms of social and cultural activity reflected in a wealth of novels, poems, films and songs.

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9780415344609 | Routledge, September 1, 2004, cover price $45.95 | About this edition: London's histories of migration and settlement and the resulting diverse, hybrid communities have engendered new forms of social and cultural activity reflected in a wealth of novels, poems, films and songs.

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Product Description: Much has been written about cultural imperialism and the effects of Britain and British culture on colonized people, but Joseph McLaughlin suggests that the influence worked both ways. Focusing on the relationship between the literature of British imperialism and turn-of-the-century metropolitan culture, Writing the Urban Jungle offers an account of the cultural confusion caused by bringing the foreign home...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780813919249 | Univ of Virginia Pr, November 1, 2000, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Much has been written about cultural imperialism and the effects of Britain and British culture on colonized people, but Joseph McLaughlin suggests that the influence worked both ways.

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9780813919720 | Univ of Virginia Pr, April 1, 2000, cover price $23.50 | About this edition: Much has been written about cultural imperialism and the effects of Britain and British culture on colonized people, but Joseph McLaughlin suggests that the influence worked both ways.

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Product Description: 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...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780312214524 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 15, 1998, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: Writing London asks the reader to consider how writers sought to respond to the nature of London.
9780333736869 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 1, 1998, cover price $170.00

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A unique literary history explores the recent burgeoning interest in items related to the Bloomsbury group, a legendary circle that included writers who scandalized the country during the 1920s and 1930s with their books, love affairs, and feuds. 12,500 first printing.

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9780805044164 | 1 edition (Henry Holt & Co, October 1, 1997), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Explores the recent burgeoning interest in the items related to the Bloomsbury group

There is no city more talked about, or written about, than London. Each district, each landmark has literary associations hardly separable from the stones themselves. Some of them are well known, even hackneyed. Here you can see suburbia through the eyes of P.G. Wodehouse, or blitzed ruins through those of Rose Macaulay, or Hampstead society through Ezra Pound's. Max Beerbohm can introduce you to the goat that used to live in Piccadilly, and Victor Hugo to Charles II's watchman, whose job was to crow like a cock. You can look on as Shaw dances in Fitzroy Square with a chorus line of policemen, and G.K. Chesterton and Hilaire Belloc ride donkeys into the Ritz. Here you can see Dr Johnson perform a citizen's arrest, or Marx touch Engels for money. You can watch E.M. Forster help E. Nesbit set fire to models of suburban villas, and learn about Queen Victoria's liking for nudes.;This book is a celebration of London in all its moods; of royal London, commercial London, criminal London, the crowds, the river, even the fog - all of them given immediacy and life by writers as diverse as Samuel Pepys and Martin Amis, Thackeray and V.S. Pritchett.

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9780719550140 | John Murray Pubs Ltd, August 1, 1993, cover price $39.99

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9780719552083 | John Murray Pubs Ltd, March 1, 1993, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: There is no city more talked about, or written about, than London.

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A cultural history of 1890s explores the movements, debates, thoughts, and behavioral changes that influenced the development of Modernism, discussing the works of Wilde, Shaw, Yeats, Beardsley, Kipling, Webb, and others

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9780393033977 | 1 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, February 1, 1993), cover price $27.50 | About this edition: A cultural history of 1890s explores the movements, debates, thoughts, and behavioral changes that influenced the development of Modernism, discussing the works of Wilde, Shaw, Yeats, Beardsley, Kipling, Webb, and others

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