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Issue 6.1

Literary London: Interdisciplinary studies in the representation of London

Volume 6 Number 1 (March 2008)

Edited by Lawrence Phillips

ISSN: 1744-0807


Special Section: ‘Seduced by the City: from Hogarth’s London to Today’, guest edited by Steven Barfield and Alan Morrison

Steven Barfield


Clare Brant

Seduced by the City: Gay’s Trivia and Hogarth

Vic Gatrell

London and the Pleasure Principle: Tate Britain Hogarth Exhibition, Symposium 9 February 2007

Toby Litt

‘Here is London, Giddy London’: Some Drawing Lessons from Hogarth


Interviews and Conversations

Steven Barfield

Psychogeography: Will Self and Iain Sinclair in conversation with Kevin Jackson

James Graham

An Interview with Gautam Malkani: Ealing Broadway, 6th November 2007


Kristina Groover

Taking the Doors off the Hinges: Liminal Space in Virginia Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway

Cory MacLauchlin

The Hummums: Bath, Brothel and Holy Shrine of Literary London

Beth Palmer

Sensationalising the City in Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s Belgravia Magazine

Ged Pope

Deep in South London

Julian Wolfreys

London, Underground. A Photoessay


John H. Baker

Vic Gatrell, City of Laughter: Sex and Satire in Eighteenth-Century London

Steven Barfield

Hazel Waters, Racism on the Victorian Stage: Representation of Slavery and the Black Character

Steven Barfield

Mark Bills, The Art of Satire: London in Caricature, Foreword, Ian Hislop

Rachel Clements

Merlin Coverley, Psychogeography

Emma McEvoy

Clare Brant and Susan E. Whyman, Walking the Streets of Eighteenth-Century London John Gay’s Trivia (1716)

Susie Thomas

Hanif Kureishi, Something to Tell You

Anne Witchard

Alex Murray, Recalling London: Literature and History in the work of Peter Ackroyd and Iain Sinclair


Notes on Contributors