RECOMMENDED READING

Benjamin, Walter. Charles Baudelaire: A Lyric Poet in the Era of High Capitalism, trans. by Harry Zohn (1973; London: Verson, 1997).

Berman, Marshall. All That Is Solid Melts into Air (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1982).

Byrd, Max. London Transformed: Images of the City in the Eighteenth Century (New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 1978).

Nord, Deborah E., Walking the Victorian Streets: Women, Prepresentation and the City (Ithaca, NY & London: Cornell University Press, 1995).

Picard, Liza. Restoration London (London: Wiedenfeld & Nicolson, 1997).

——. Dr Johnson’s London (London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2000).

Simmel, Georg.‘The Metropolis and Mental Life’, in Social Sciences III Selections and Selected Readings, vol. 2, 14th edn. (Chicago: Univerity of Chicago Press, 1948), trans. from Die Grosstadt. Jarhbuch der Gehe-Stiftung 9 (1903) by Edward Shils.

——. repr. in Georg Simmel, On Individuality and Social Forms: Selected Writings, ed. Donald N. Levine (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1971), pp. 324–39.
——. available in photocopy in CENTRAL.

Welsh, Alexander. The City of Dickens (1971; Cambridge, MA & London: Harvard University Press, 1986).

Williams, Raymond. The Country and the City (London: Chatto & Windus, 1973).

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