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Bloom's Literary Guide to London

A fascinating look at London's footsteps through literary history.


When it comes to literary history, few cities are as rich and storied as London. Whether visiting the famed Poets' Corner of Westm… (See Below for Full Description)
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A fascinating look at London's footsteps through literary history.

When it comes to literary history, few cities are as rich and storied as London. Whether visiting the famed Poets' Corner of Westminster Abbey, St. Paul's Cathedral, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, or the notorious Newgate Prison, literary travelers have plenty to see and do in this vibrant city. Bloom's Literary Guide to London provides everything a literature lover needs to know to enjoy the city.

Features include:
  • An introduction by esteemed literary critic Harold Bloom
  • A detailed literary and cultural history of the city, describing its development from an important trading center for the Saxon kingdoms to its current position as Europe's largest city
  • A "London Today" section, discussing the city's layout and its major sights, literary and otherwise
  • Color illustrations of literary landmarks, historic and contemporary
  • A color map providing a general overview of the city

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-7910-9377-1
ISBN-10 791093778
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Bloom's Literary Guide
Author Donna Dailey / John Tomedi; Introduction by Harold Bloom
Publication Date 1/1/2007
Book's Binding Paperback
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Specifications Index. Bibliography. Further reading. Places of interest. 8-page, full-color insert.
Available Formats Print

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