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The Making of London: London in Contemporary Literature [Paperback]

Dr Sebastian Groes

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
Introduction From 'Ellowen Deeowen' to 'Babylondon': London is a Language
'Fabricked Out Of Literature and Myth': Maureen Duffy's Londons
'Of Real Experience Mixed with Myth': Michael Moorcock 
'A Zoo Fit for Psychopaths': J.G. Ballard versus London
'Struck Out of Pure Invention': Iain Sinclair's London
'In Pre-Ordained Patterns': Peter Ackroyd's London Palimpsests
'Beyond the Responsibility of Place': Ian McEwan's Londons
'In a Prose so Diagonal and Mood Warped': Martin Amis's London Scatology
'Through a Confusion of Languages': Salman Rushdie and Hanif Kureishi
'Kyan you Imagine Dat?': The New London Languages of Zadie Smith and Monica Ali
Conclusion: London Undone?
Chronology of Contemporary London
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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