Underground Writing: The London Tube from George Gissing to Virginia Woolf

by

Write The First Customer Review

This exciting volume explores the way in which the London Underground ("The Tube") was mapped by a number of writers, including George Orwell, H. G. Wells, George Gissing, and Virginia Woolf, from the late Victorian era to the end of World War II. Represented diversely as a Dantean underworld, a psychological looking-glass, and a place for safety and security, the Underground is evaluated here as portrayed in fiction, poetry, and art, as well as a borderland for cultural construction in transport history, anthropology, and ...

Underground Writing: The London Tube from George Gissing to Virginia Woolf 2010, Liverpool University Press

ISBN-13: 9781846312236

Hardcover

Select