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Nightwalking : a nocturnal history of London Chaucer to Dickens

Author: Matthew Beaumont; Will Self
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : This paperback edition first published by Verso 2016View all editions and formats
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""Nightwalking is, in both the physical and the moral meanings of the term, deviant. At night, in other words, the idea of wandering cannot be dissociated from the idea of erring - wanderring. This elision or semantic slurring is present in the final lines of John Milton's Paradise Lost (1667), where the poet offers a glimpse, for perpetuity, of Adam and Eve, after their expulsion from Paradise, entering the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Beaumont; Will Self
ISBN: 9781784783785 1784783781
OCLC Number: 949958396
Description: XII, 484 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Matthew Beaumont ; [Foreword and afterword by Will Self].

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A captivating literary portrait of the writers who explore the city at night, and the people they met  Read more...

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"Part literary criticism, part social history, part polemic, this is a haunting addition to the canon of psychogeography." - Financial Times "A wonderful book, that has many fascinating things to say Read more...

 
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