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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • London (England)

Subjects:

  • London (England) -- Social life and customs.,
  • London (England) -- Historical geography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Pamela K. Gilbert.
ContributionsGilbert, Pamela K.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA688 .I43 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 257 p. :
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3955885M
ISBN 100791455017, 0791455025
LC Control Number2001057787

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  Imagined London isn't really a travel book. It's more of a place book. An homage. Anna's love of London - its' characters both real and imagined, its' spaces both past and present - is an essential and relevant part of this book. She doesn't pretend to be anything but a huge fan of this amazing city and the works of literature it has both /5.   : Imagined Londons (): Gilbert, Pamela K.: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Hello Select your address. Buy This Book in Print summary Imagined Londons explores the diverse ways that Britain’s “global city” has been imagined and represented in literature, history, the arts, and popular culture, from the mid–nineteenth century to the present day. In Imagined London, Quindlen walks through the city, moving within blocks from the great books of the 19th century to the detective novels of the 20th to the new modernist tradition of the 21st. With wit and charm, Imagined London gives this splendid city its full due in the landscape of the literary imagination.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: illustrations, maps ; 23 cm. Contents: Introduction, Imagining Londons ; Victorian social body and urban cartography / Pamela K. Gilbert --Other Londoners: race and class in plays of nineteenth-century London life / Heidi J. Holder --"Men in petticoats": border crossings in the . Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism is a book by Benedict introduces a popular concept in political sciences and sociology, that of imagined communities named after it. It was first published in , and reissued with additional chapters in and a further revised version in In Imagined London, Quindlen walks through the city, moving within blocks from the great books of the 18th century to the detective stories of the 20th to the new modernist tradition of the 21st Her book is about travelling and reading in a city in fact and a city in fiction and Reviews: 8. What makes people love and die for nations, as well as hate and kill in their name? While many studies have been written on nationalist political movements, the sense of nationality—the personal and cultural feeling of belonging to the nation—has not received proportionate attention. In this widely acclaimed work, Benedict Anderson examines the creation and global spread of the 'imagined /5(30).

  In Imagined London, Quindlen walks through the city, moving within blocks from the great books of the 19th century to the detective novels of the 20th to the new modernist tradition of the 21st. With wit and charm, Imagined London gives this splendid city its full due in the landscape of the literary imagination. Praise for Imagined London:4/5(4). London but many (imagined/remembered) Londons: the product of our imagination, our (hi)story/imaginary, our dreams and/or nightmares, our inner. The Book . In Imagined London, Quindlen walks through the city, moving within blocks from the great books of the 19th century to the detective novels of the 20th to the new modernist tradition of the 21st. With wit and charm, Imagined London gives this splendid city its full due in the landscape of the literary imagination. Praise for Imagined London. Anna Quindlen first visited London from a chair in her suburban Philadelphia home—in one of her beloved childhood mystery novels. She has been back to London countless times since, through the pages of books and in person, and now, in Imagined London, she takes her own readers on .