Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 15 March 2009

268 Pages | numerous halftones

ISBN: 9780199280728

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (06)

Walking the Streets of Eighteenth-Century London

John Gay's Trivia (1716)

Edited by Clare Brant and Susan E. Whyman

  • A gem for those who enjoy reading about historical London
  • A new edition of a neglected poem, and the first to offer an interdisciplinary approach
  • Includes an introduction to London in 1716, Gay's life and literary world, and a guide to the poem
  • Features accessible and fascinating essays by nine well-known scholars offering wide-ranging analyses of the poem