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Issue 12.1-2

Volume 12 Number 1-2 (Spring/Autumn 2015)

Edited by Susan Alice Fischer | Reviews Editor: Susie Thomas | Web Editor: Brycchan Carey.

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Susan Alice Fischer


Sean Gaston

An Event Without An Object: The Cock Lane Ghost, London 1762–1763

Andrew Allsworth

Down and Out in Paris and London and Voyage in the Dark: Experiencing the Metropolis and its Margins

Sam Wiseman

Searching for New States of Being: The Cultural Energies and Contested Spaces of Colin MacInnes’s London

Niall Martin

Ghost Storage—Between Archive and Ash: The Case of Rachel Lichtenstein and Iain Sinclair’s Rodinsky’s Room 


Andrew Whitehead

Matthew Beaumont, Nightwalking: A Nocturnal History of London, Chaucer to Dickens 

Wendy Kolmar

Daniel E. White, From Little London to Little Bengal: Religion, Print, and Modernity in Early British India, 1793–1835 

Adam Hansen

Nicolas Tredell, Charles Dickens: David Copperfield/Great Expectations 

Michael Slater

Mary L. Shannon, Dickens, Reynolds and Mayhew on Wellington Street: The Print Culture of a Victorian Street 

Michael Perfect

Sarah Davison, Modernist Literatures: A Reader’s Guide to Essential Criticism 

Nicolas Tredell

Wendy Pollard, Pamela Hansford Johnson: Her Life, Works and Times 

James Heartfield

Phil Cohen, Reading Room Only: Memoir of a Radical Bibliophile and Sophie Parkin, The Colony Room Club: A History of Bohemian Soho, 1948-2006 

Martin Kindermann

Tom Chivers and Martin Kratz, eds., Mount London: Ascents in the Vertical City 

Bettina Jansen

Nora Pleßke, The Intelligible Metropolis: Urban Mentality in Contemporary London Novels 

Mike Freeman

James Wilson, Three Bridges 

Michael Perfect

Tamim Sadikali, Dear Infidel 

Nicolas Tredell

Vesna Goldsworthy, Gorsky 

Suneel Mehmi

Paula Hawkins, The Girl on the Train 

John Keefe

Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes, DVD Box set

Eliza Cubitt and Peter Jones

Conference Review: ‘In Harkness’ London: The Life and Work of Margaret Harkness’