Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 July 2013

256 Pages | 18 B/W illustrations

ISBN: 9780748676071

Bookseller Code (06)

London's Underground Spaces

Representing the Victorian City, 1840-1915

Haewon Hwang

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Critical Studies in Victorian Culture

The way in which writers such as Charles Dickens, George Gissing, Bram Stoker and Mary Elizabeth Braddon negotiated the dirt and messiness of underground spaces reveals both the emergence of Gothic, socialist, and modernist sensibilities, and the way all modern cities deal with what is unseen, intangible and inarticulable.


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