Walking Dickensian London

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New Holland Publishers, 2004 - London (England) - 208 pages
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This walking guide not only looks at the actual locations used in Charles Dickens' novels, but also provides a guide to London's development during the early Victorian period.
 

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Contents

Introduction
6
Clerkenwell to Chancery Lane
21
Kings Cross to Regents Park
38
Hampstead
52
Islington and Highbury
67
Fitzrovia
83
Sloane Square to South Kensington
96
Kensal Green Cemetery
114
Westminster to Holborn
131
Mansion House to Smithfield
149
The East End
166
Blackheath to Greenwich
180
A Country Ramble
193
Acknowledgements
208
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Richard Jones is the author of several books of poems, including THE CORRECT SPELLING AND EXACT MEANING (Copper Canyon Press, 2010), APROPOS OF NOTHING (Copper Canyon Press, 2006), THE STONE IT LIVES ON (Adastra Press, 2000), A PERFECT TIME (Copper Canyon Press, 1994), and AT LAST WE ENTER PARADISE (Copper Canyon Press, 1991). Anthologized in Garrison Keillor's Good Poems and Billy Collins's Poetry 180, his poems have been featured on National Public Radio, BBC Radio, and The Writer's Almanac. He is a professor of English and the director of Creative Writing at DePaul University and the founding editor of the literary magazine Poetry East.

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