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Spatial Politics in Contemporary London Literature: Writing Architecture and the Body

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This book analyses the spatial politics of a range of British novelists writing on London since the 1950s, emphasizing spatial representation as an embodied practice at the point where the architectural landscape and the body enter into relation with each other. Colombino visits the city in connection with its boundaries, abstract spaces and natural microcosms, as they stand in for all the conflicting realms of identity; its interstices and ruins are seen as inhabited by bodies that reproduce internally the external ...

Spatial Politics in Contemporary London Literature: Writing Architecture and the Body 2013, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415624800

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