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

David Welsh

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312236
eISBN:
9781846315978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315978
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The purpose of this book is to explore the ways in which the London Underground was ‘mapped’ by a number of writers from George Gissing to Virginia Woolf. From late Victorian London to the end of ... More


Introduction

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312236
eISBN:
9781846315978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315978.001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the depiction of the London Underground in the works of several English authors. This volume examines the relevant works of ... More


Virginia Woolf Underground

Alexandra Harris

in Woolf and the City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780984259830
eISBN:
9781781382226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780984259830.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on the London Underground. Specifically, it unravels some of Woolf's complicated, changing feelings about the fundamental urban experience of being “blown through the Tube” deep ... More


Muslims in Britain: Race, Place and Identities

Peter Hopkins and Richard Gale (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625871
eISBN:
9780748671335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625871.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Following the events of 11th September 2001 in the USA, and more especially, the bombings on the London underground on 7th July 2005 and the incident at Glasgow Airport on 30th June 2007, an ... More


Rhetoric in transitioning to sustainable travel

Robin Hickman

in Sustainable London?: The future of a global city

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447310594
eISBN:
9781447310624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310594.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter examines the challenges in moving towards greater sustainability in travel in London, looking at the likely policy measures and interventions available in infrastructural, vehicle ... More


The Unhidden City: Imagining Indigenous Londons

Coll Thrush

in Indigenous London: Native Travelers at the Heart of Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300206302
eISBN:
9780300224863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206302.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter adds to the canon of secret Londons through the inscription of another layer, another arcane and invisible text in the palimpsest that is the urban landscape. Such accounts of other ... More


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