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London's Underground Spaces: Representing the Victorian City, 1840-1915

London's Underground Spaces: Representing the Victorian City, 1840-1915( )
Author: Hwang, Haewon
Series title:Edinburgh Critical Studies in Victorian Culture Ser.
Publication Date:Jan 2013
Publisher:Edinburgh University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $109.68
Book Description:

The construction of London s underground sewers, underground railway and suburban cemeteries created seismic shifts in the geography and the psychological apprehension of the city. Yet, why are there so few literary and aesthetic interventions in Victorian representations of subterranean spaces? What is London s answer to the Parisian sewers of Victor Hugo or the unflinching realism of Emile Zola s underworld? Where is the great English underground novel? This study explores this...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / Great Britain / General

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