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Contents Introduction: Locating Filth William A. Cohen Part I. Fundamentals of Filth 1. Good and Intimate Filth Christopher Hamlin 2. The New Historicism and the Psychopathology of Everyday Modern Life David Trotter Part II. Sanitation and the City 3. Sewage Treatments: Vertical Space and Waste in Nineteenth-Century Paris and London David L. Pike 4. Medical Mapping: The Thames, the Body, and Our Mutual Friend Pamela K. Gilbert 5. Confronting Sensory Crisis in the Great Stinks of London and Paris David S. Barnes Part III. Polluting the Bourgeois 6. Victorian Dust Traps Eileen Cleere 7. "Dirty Pleasure": Trilby's Filth Joseph Bristow 8. Merdre! Performing Filth in the Bourgeois Public Sphere Neil Blackadder 9. Foreign Matter: Imperial Filth Joseph W. Childers Part IV. Dirty Modernism 10. The Dustbins of History: Waste Management in Late-Victorian Utopias Natalka Freeland 11. The Indian Subject of Colonial Hygiene William Kupinse 12. Abject Academy Benjamin Lazier Contributors Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
English literature -- England -- London -- History and criticism.
French literature -- France -- Paris -- History and criticism.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
French literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Refuse and refuse disposal -- History -- 19th century.
Refuse and refuse disposal in literature.
Urban health -- History -- 19th century.
Sanitation -- History -- 19th century.
City and town life in literature.