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London Gothic : place, space and the Gothic imagination

Author: Lawrence Phillips
Publisher: London [u.a] : Continuum, 2012.
Series: Continuum literary studies
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats
"The first book to focus on Gothic representations of London, offering writing from established and new scholars reading London Gothic as it is manifested in a variety of media and through varied critical approaches."--Cover.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Phillips
ISBN: 9781441185129 1441185127 9781441106827 1441106820
OCLC Number: 801738315
Description: IX, 193 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: List of Figures; List of Contributors; Acknowledgements Introduction, Lawrence Phillips and Anne Witchard; PART I: VICTORIANS TO MODERNS AND NEO-VICTORIAN; 1. Towards a Phenomenology of Urban Gothic: Consciousnous, Identity, and Subjective Experience of Place in Dickens' Journalism, Julian Wolfreys; 2. 'A fatal freshness': Victorian suburbophobia, Anne Witchard (Westminster, UK); 3 \. 'The City of Resurrections': Arthur Machen's Gothic London, Amanda Mordavsky Caleb (Tennessee-Knoxville, USA); 4. A Bloomsbury Noir: A Question of Method, Roger Luckhurst (Birkbeck, UK); 5. MetaVictorian Transformations, Martyn Colebrook (Hull, UK) and Mark Williams (UEA, UK); PART II: CONTEMPORARY PROSE NARRATIVES; 6. 'Where the evil is': Derek Raymond's Gothic London, Nick Freeman (Loughborough, UK); 7. 'This Light was Pale and Ghostly': Stewart Home, Gentrification and the Gothic Destruction of 'London', Alex Murray (Exeter, UK); 8. '[T]hat eventless realm': Hilary Mantel's Beyond Black and the ghosts of the M25, Catherine Spooner (Lancaster, UK); 9. Rats, Floods and Flowers: London's Gothicized Nature, Jenny Bavidge (Greenwich, UK); PART III: PERFORMANCE AND FILM; 10. Tourist Gothic: Performing Gothic London, Emma McEvoy (Westminster, UK); 11. Haunted Particulars: Making Gothic Site-Specific Theatre in London from The St Pancras Project to The Masque of the Red Death, Karoline Gritzner (Aberystwyth, UK); 12. Zombie London, Fred Botting (Lancaster, UK); 13. What lies beneath: London Underground and contemporary Gothic fantasy and horror, Lawrence Phillips (Northampton, UK); Index.
Series Title: Continuum literary studies
Responsibility: ed. by Lawrence Phillips ...


As a specific category, London Gothic is becoming as important for understanding ourselves today as it has been for thinking about the cultural productions of the late-nineteenth century. This book  Read more...


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'Anne Witchard and Lawrence Phillips's compelling collection of essays locates the Gothic from the late 19th century to the present squarely in London geography from Bloomsbury to the suburbs. London Read more...

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