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Thomas Hardy

Half a Londoner

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674737891

Publication Date: 10/10/2016

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336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

17 halftones, 2 maps

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  • Note on Texts
  • Abbreviations
  • Preface
  • Introduction: In Death Divided
  • 1. The Cries of London
  • 2. Only Practical Men Are Wanted Here
  • 3. Crass Clanging Town
  • 4. Power & Purpose
  • 5. The Hand of E. (I)
  • 6. The Hand of E. (II)
  • 7. Literary London (I)
  • 8. Literary London (II)
  • 9. The Well-Beloved
  • 10. London Streets and Interiors
  • Epilogue: Christmas in the Elgin Room
  • Notes
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Illustration Sources
  • Acknowledgements
  • Index

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