Table of contents for The idea of the city : early-modern, modern, and post-modern locations and communities / edited by Joan Fitzpatrick.


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Editor's Introduction
Joan  Fitzpatrick .................................................................................   1
Introductory Essay
Counter-Urbanisation: An Historian's View
John Martin...................................... ........................ 7
Part I: Medieval and Early Modern Cities: Performance and Poetry
Chapter One
The Politics of Civic Drama and Ceremony in Late Medieval
and Early Modem Britain
Alexandra  Johnston  .............................. ................. ............ 21
Chapter Two
Sin City? The Image of Babylon in Petrarch's Canzoniere
Alexander Lee  ..................................... ..................  39
Chapter Three
Preserving and Reserving the Past in Stow's Survey of London
Andrew  Griffin .................................... .... .................... 53
Chapter Four
Space, Place and Transformation in Eastward Ho! and The Alchemist
Shona M cIntosh.................................................. 65
Chapter Five
Women and the Theatre in Thomas Heywood's London
M arissa  Greenberg................................ .................  79
Part II: Defining Urban Space: The Metropolitan and the Provincial
Chapter Six
Venice Imagined: The Invisible & Imaginary City, Or,
'Les Lieux De La'
Julian Wolfreys......................................... 93
Chapter Seven
'A Palace and a Prison on Each Hand': Venice between Madness
and Reason, from the Baroque to Romanticism
Arkady  Plotnitsky...................................... ............ . 109
Chapter Eight
Seward's Lichfield
Teresa  Barnard.................................     ........... .. 121
Chapter Nine
'Archaeologies of the Future': Niall Griffiths-Pathways of the Urban
Jarrad Keyes ................................................ ...... 133
Chapter Ten
'Kristiania, that strange city': Location and Dislocation in Knut
Hamsun's Hunger
Peter Sjolyst-Jackson..........................             145
Part III: Modern and Postmodern Cities: Marginal Urban Identities
Chapter Eleven
'I'm walking here! I'm walking here!': New York Flineurs
in James Leo Herlihy's Midnight Cowboy
Robert W ard .................................. ... ........... ...... 159
Chapter Twelve
Beyond Blank Fiction: Palimpsestic Flinerie and Converging
Imaginaries in Karen Tei Yamashita's Tropic Of Orange
D elphine  B6n6zet...................................... ........... .. 169
Chapter Thirteen
John Rechy's Borderless City of Night
Kenneth  E. Roon  Junior........................................ 181
Chapter Fourteen
The Wounded City: Ambiguous Subjectivities and the Riotous
Metropolis in Samuel Delany's Dhalgren
Stefanie K. Dunning .......................................................... 193
Chapter Fifteen
Bombay, Multipli-city: De-marginalizing Urban Identities
and Activities in Gregory David Roberts's Shantaram
and Suketu Mehta's Maximum City
Ipshita  G hose  ................................................................ .....................  203
The Idea of the City: Afterword
Pam ela  G ilbert....................... .. .......................................................  213
Contributors     ............. ............................ ............. 221



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Cities and towns Congresses, Cities and towns in literature Congresses, Cities and towns Social aspects Congresses