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Ameel, Lieven

Literature and the Peripheral City

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Peripherality and Literary Urban Studies
Lieven Ameel, Jason Finch, Markku Salmela

Part I. City Peripheries

2. Detroit and Paris, Paris as Detroit
Jeremy Tambling

3. “It’s Six A.M. Do You Know Where You Are?” Urban Peripherality and the Narrative Framing of Literary Beginnings
Lieven Ameel

4. The Peripheries of London Slumland in George Gissing and Alexander Baron
Jason Finch

5. A Topography of Refuse: Waste, the Suburb, and Pynchon’s “Low-lands”
Markku Salmela

6. London’s East End in Peter Ackroyd’s Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem

Aleksejs Taube

7. The Configuration of Boundaries and Peripheries in Johannesburg as Represented in Selected Works by Ivan Vladislavić and Zakes Mda
Marita Wenzel

Part II. Peripheral Cities, Genres and Writers

8. Hungry and Alone: The Topography of Everyday Life in Knut Hamsun and August Strindberg
Tone Selboe

9. A Forest on the Edge of Helsinki: Spatiality in Henrika Ringbom’s Novel Martina Dagers längtan

Topi Lappalainen

10. Eduard Vilde and Tallinn’s Dynamic Peripheries, 1858–1903
Elle-Mari Talivee, Jason Finch

11. A Suburban Revision of Nostalgia: the Case of Ways of Going Home by Alejandro Zambra
Bieke Willem

12. From Windowsill to Underpass: Young Women’s Spatial Orientation in Swedish Young Adult Literature
Lydia Wistisen

13. Centrifugal City: Centre and Periphery in Ricardo Piglia’s La ciudad ausente

Nettah Yoeli-Rimmer

Keywords: Geography, Urban Geography / Urbanism (inc. megacities, cities, towns), Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Literature, general, European Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
256 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137492883
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-50470-1

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