Conjuring the Real: The Role of Architecture in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Fiction

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U of Nebraska Press, 2011 - Literary Criticism - 233 pages
Collection of lectures by distinguished scholars about the uses of architecture in literature, film, and theater.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Perspectives on the Screening of Historic Literary London
21
A Historical and Comparative Study
67
St Georges de Boscherville in Historical Representation
87
4 Performing History on the Victorian Stage
119
5 Shops and Subjects
153
Establishing Historical Connections among the Arts
191
Contributors
215
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Rumiko Handa is a professor of architecture at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. James Potter is a professor emeritus of architecture at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Iain Borden is a professor of architecture and urban culture at University College London and the author or editor of several books, including The Unknown City: Contesting Architecture and Social Space. Contributors: Michael Alexander, Andrew Ballantyne, Stephen Bann, Iain Borden, Ian Christie, Rumiko Handa, Toby D. Olsen, Richard Schoch, and Josh Silvers.

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