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Issue 5.1

Literary London: Interdisciplinary studies in the representation of London

Volume 5 Number 1 (March 2007)

Edited by Lawrence Phillips

ISSN: 1744-0807

The Thames Special Edition
Guest edited by Steven Barfield, Stuart Oliver, and Alexandra Warwick



Alexandra Warwick

Reading the Thames: An Introduction

Michael Chanan

On William Raban’s Thames Film

Murray Fraser

London Docklands

John McLeod

‘Always turning’: Colin MacInnes’s Tour of the Thames

Stuart Oliver

Fantasies in granite: the Thames Embankments as a boundary to the river

David Skilton

“Sweet Thames, run softly”: Constructing a Clean River

Keith Wilson

Greenwich Revised : Conrad’s The Secret Agent and Swift’s Waterland

Steven Barfield

Postface: Reflections on The Literary Thames: River, City and Chronotope


Martyn Colebrook

Iain Sinclair (ed), London: City of Disappearances

Suzanne Reichl

Teaching London Conference, University of Westminster, 3-4th November 2006

Susie Thomas

Venus: Screenplay by Hanif Kureishi; directed by Roger Michell

Gregory Woods

Matt Houlbrook, Queer London: Perils and Pleasures in the Sexual Metropolis, 1918-1957


Notes on Contributors