Nightwalking: A Nocturnal History of London download free [PDF and Ebook] by Matthew Beaumont

Nightwalking: A Nocturnal History of London download free [PDF and Ebook] by Matthew Beaumont year 2016
  • Book name: Nightwalking: A Nocturnal History of London
  • Author: Matthew Beaumont
  • Release date: 2016/11/28
  • Publisher: VERSO BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9781784783785
  • Rating: 9.36 of 10
  • Votes: 670
  • Review by: Daniela Baxley
  • Review rating: 7.5 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/21
  • Total pages: 496
  • Includes a PDF summary of 46 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: In Nightwalking Matthew Beaumont recounts an alternative history of London-populated by the poor, the mad, the lost, the vagrant and the noctambulant. He shines a light on the shadowy perambulations of poets, novelists and thinkers: Chaucer and Shakespeare; William Blake and his ecstatic peregrinations and the feverish ramblings of opium addict Thomas De Quincey; and, among the lamp-lit literary throng, the supreme nightwalker Charles Dickens. We discover how the nocturnal city has inspired some and served as a balm or narcotic to others.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 32H22M40S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Literary Studies: General, British & Irish History, Urban Communities
  • Available formats: LIT, PNG, TXT, LRF, WORD, DOC, PDF, EPUB. Compressed in DEB, RAR, ZIP, JAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 16.06 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x36mm
  • Weight: 367g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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