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Dickens and Demolition: Literary Afterlives and Mid-Nineteenth Century Urban Development

Joanna Hofer-Robinson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420983
eISBN:
9781474453738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420983.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Dickens and Demolition is the first study to trace and measure the material impact of Charles Dickens’s fiction in London’s built environment. The book analyses debates surrounding large-scale ... More


Introduction

Joanna Hofer-Robinson

in Dickens and Demolition: Literary Afterlives and Mid-Nineteenth Century Urban Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420983
eISBN:
9781474453738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420983.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Sentimental obituaries published after Charles Dickens’s death in 1870 remark that phrases and characters from his fiction “[mingle] with our daily converse and our daily life” (Glasgow Herald, 11 ... More


Dickensian Afterlives and the Demolition of Field Lane

Joanna Hofer-Robinson

in Dickens and Demolition: Literary Afterlives and Mid-Nineteenth Century Urban Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420983
eISBN:
9781474453738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420983.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Field Lane was envisioned as a nexus of crime, overcrowding, foreignness, social unrest and insanitary conditions in representations of the district in multiple media and contexts in the ... More


Coda

Joanna Hofer-Robinson

in Dickens and Demolition: Literary Afterlives and Mid-Nineteenth Century Urban Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420983
eISBN:
9781474453738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420983.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Coda offers a reprise of the book’s the central arguments. Namely, that Dickens’s legacies can be traced in surprising, physical effects in London’s built environment. By exploring polymodal ... More


House of Memory: Imagining Karen Tei Yamashita’s I Hotel

A. Robert Lee

in Karen Tei Yamashita: Fictions of Magic and Memory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824872946
eISBN:
9780824877873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872946.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This essay explores how Yamashita so fashions the ten hotel-novellas in her largest work, I Hotel, as to mirror the many-roomed historic San Francisco original with its old-time Filipino and Japanese ... More


‘Who wouldn’t want a body like that?’: Masculinity, Muscularity and Male Audiences for the Films of Sylvester Stallone

Ian Huffer

in The Ultimate Stallone Reader: Sylvester Stallone as Star, Icon, Auteur

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169813
eISBN:
9780231850643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169813.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines how male audiences view Sylvester Stallone's body in relation to masculinity. A 2001 survey regarding Stallone's representation of masculinity showed that the star's body ... More


Like a Phoenix from the Ashes: Socio-Sonic Memory and Proto-House Geographies

Micah E. Salkind

in Do You Remember House?: Chicago's Queer of Color Undergrounds

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190698416
eISBN:
9780190698454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698416.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

Chapter 1 begins with a detailed historical account of rock radio station WLUP’s 1979 Disco Demolition Night promotion at Comiskey Stadium. The infamous event, at which baseball fans detonated a pile ... More


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