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Groes, Sebastian

The Making of London

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: From ‘ellowen deeowen’ to ‘Babylondon’: London is a Language
Sebastian Groes

2. ‘Fabricked out of Literature and Myth’: Maureen Duffy’s Londons
Sebastian Groes

3. ‘Of Real Experience Mixed with Myth’: Michael Moorcock’s Authentic London Myths
Sebastian Groes

4. ‘A Zoo fit for Psychopaths’: J. G. Ballard versus London
Sebastian Groes

5. ‘Struck out of Pure Invention’: Iain Sinclair and the Problem of London
Sebastian Groes

6. ‘In Preordained Patterns’: Peter Ackroyd and the Voices of London
Sebastian Groes

7. ‘Beyond the Responsibility of Place’: Ian McEwan’s Londons
Sebastian Groes

8. ‘In a Prose so Diagonal and Mood-Warped’: Martin Amis’s Scatological London
Sebastian Groes

9. ‘Through a Confusion of Languages’: Mastering London with Salman Rushdie and Hanif Kureishi
Sebastian Groes

10. ‘Kyan you imagine dat?’: The New London Languages of Zadie Smith and Monica Ali
Sebastian Groes

11. Conclusion: London Undone?
Sebastian Groes

Keywords: Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, British and Irish Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Fiction, Contemporary Literature

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
322 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230306011
Printed ISBN
978-0-230-34836-3

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