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Title Walking the streets of eighteenth-century London : John Gay's Trivia (1716) / edited by Clare Brant and Susan E. Whyman.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 256 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-249) and index.
Contents The essays. Faces and crowds: biography in the city / Philip Carter -- Sharing public spaces / Susan E. Whyman -- Spatial stories: movement in the city and cultural geography / Alison Stenton -- 'All besides the rail, rang'd beggars lie': Trivia and the public poverty of early eighteenth-century London / Tim Hitchcock -- 'Nauceious and abominable'? Pollution, plague, and poetics in John Gay's trivia / Mark Jenner -- Artless and artful: John Gay's Trivia / Clare Brant -- The walker beset: gender in the early eighteenth-century city / Margaret R. Hunt -- Street style: dress in John Gay's Trivia -- Gay's Trivia: walking the streets of Rome / Susanna Morton Braund. The poem: Trivia: or the art of walking the streets of London.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Summary This book will entertain and inform all who are interested in literature, history, and the city of London. Readers will take a walk along the dirty, crowded, and fascinating streets of eighteenth-century London in an unusual way. Nine experts offer accessible and stimulating interpretations of John Gay's poem Trivia: or the Art of Walking the Streets of London (1716). The text of this lively, funny poem about urban life accompanies the essays. Gay's wit, slang, stories, and. rhymes paint a vibrant picture of London in an exciting and thought-provoking way. - ;Walking the Streets of Eighteenth-
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Subject Gay, John, 1685-1732. Trivia.
City and town life -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century.
London (England) -- In literature.
London (England) -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Chronological Term 1700-1799
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Brant, Clare, 1960-
Whyman, Susan E., 1937-
Added Title Walking the streets of 18th-century London
Other Form: Print version: Walking the streets of eighteenth-century London. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007 (DLC) 2007028192
ISBN 0191535702 (electronic bk.)
9780191535703 (electronic bk.)
9780199280490 (Cloth)
0199280495 (Cloth)
0199280495 (Cloth)
Standard No. 9786611153823