Journals Higher Education



23 May 2012

272 Pages

ISBN: 9780748640409

Bookseller Code (06)

Dickens's London

Perception, Subjectivity and Phenomenal Urban Multiplicity

Julian Wolfreys

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Critical Studies in Victorian Culture EUP

  • Major reassessment of Dickens's writing on the city
  • Dual focus on methodology and the historicity of Dickensian urban consciousness
  • Philosophical reflections on urban tropologies through key passages from Dickens's texts recreate the experience of Victorian London
  • Inventive structure offers the reader an experience of the disordered multiplicity of London
  • Illustrated with 19 maps and photographs