Writing London and the Thames Estuary: 1576-2016

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BRILL, Jun 21, 2017 - Literary Criticism - 228 pages
Drawing on a broad range of cultural materials including novels, film, theatre and tourist literature, Writing London and the Thames Estuary by Len Platt traces the making of the Thames estuary as margin by the London metropolis.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
ChorographyAntiquarianism and the Epistemology of Place
18
Inconstant RabbleRenaissance Dramas Queenborough Political Imaginaries
39
War Stories 16671942
63
Estuary Gothic and the Modern Metropolis
94
Estuarine Sociology and the Making of an Underclass
117
Eating Gull since FridayEstuary Grotesque Seaside Noir1
143
The Estuary Writes Back
165
PostscriptPost Brexit
195
Select Bibliography
201
Index of People
208
Index of Subjects and Places
213
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