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Fairy Tales of London

British Urban Fantasy, 1840 to the Present

Charts a new history of London urban fantasy stretching from Charles Dickens, through H.G. Wells and Mervyn Peake to Michael Moorcock, Neil Gaiman and China Mieville. Les mer
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Charts a new history of London urban fantasy stretching from Charles Dickens, through H.G. Wells and Mervyn Peake to Michael Moorcock, Neil Gaiman and China Mieville.

Fakta

Innholdsfortegnelse

List of Figures
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations

Introduction
A tale of two fantasies

1. The phantom out of Oxford Street: Dickens's fairyland

2. The Martian on Primrose Hill: Wells's scientific romances

3. The bells of lost London: Orwell's and Peake's anti-fantasies

4. A pyramid of flesh on Villiers Street: New Worlds magazine and the Jerry Cornelius myth

5. 'My home, the city': Secondary-World London

Bibliography
Index

Om forfatteren

Hadas Elber-Aviram is Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Notre Dame, London, UK.