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London

Andrew Thacker

in Modernism, Space and the City: Outsiders and Affect in Paris, Vienna, Berlin, and London

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780748633470
eISBN:
9781474459754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633470.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter considers how London developed as a modernist city, from the late nineteenth century to the period after World War Two. It analyses the geographical emotions produced by particular ... More


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


The 1990s

Gregor Gall

in Bob Crow: Socialist, Leader, Fighter: A Political Biography

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526100290
eISBN:
9781526124173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100290.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Resistance to the Company Plan on London Underground began the process of bringing the three elements of person, politics and power of members together in a forceful way. On the back of this, Crow ... 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


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


Let’s Do the Twist

Nicholas Mee

in Celestial Tapestry: The Warp and Weft of Art and Mathematics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851950
eISBN:
9780191886690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851950.003.0022
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Topology is the study of the most fundamental characteristics of shape—the properties that are unaltered when bodies are stretched, twisted, or otherwise distorted. The London Underground map, ... More


Last term of office

Gregor Gall

in Bob Crow: Socialist, Leader, Fighter: A Political Biography

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526100290
eISBN:
9781526124173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100290.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Crow was returned unopposed as RMT General Secretary in late 2011 for a third term of office. Crow should have served until 2017 but he was cut down in his prime by a heart condition on 11 March ... 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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