London Writing - Pocket Essentials

by Merlin Coverley
London Writing - Pocket Essentials
  • ISBN-13: 9781904048480
  • Author(s): Merlin Coverley
  • Subject: Literary studies: general|literary studies: general
  • Publisher: No Exit Press
  • Imprint: Pocket Essentials
  • Publication Date: 06-10-2005
  • Format: p/b

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A guide to the London novel, starting with its origins in the Victorian metropolis and moving through to the present day and the revival of London writing. Includes examination of the Occult Tradition, London Noir, the Disaster Novel and the rise of Psychogeography and features both recognised classics and the work of lost London writers. From Bleak House to Hawksmoor, from Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde to White Chappell Scarlet Tracings, London has continued to generate a series of fantastic visions - Merlin Coverley traces their genesis and influence in this volume.
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A guide to the London novel, starting with its origins in the Victorian metropolis and moving through to the present day and the revival of London writing. Includes examination of the Occult Tradition, London Noir, the Disaster Novel and the rise of Psychogeography and features both recognised classics and the work of lost London writers. From Bleak House to Hawksmoor, from Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde to White Chappell Scarlet Tracings, London has continued to generate a series of fantastic visions - Merlin Coverley traces their genesis and influence in this volume.

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