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Metropolis on the Styx

The Underworlds of Modern Urban Culture, 1800-2001

by David L. Pike

  • 105 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social history,
  • World history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • World history: from c 1900 -,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Europe,
  • European - General,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Europe - General,
  • Civilization, Subterranean,
  • Social aspects,
  • Underground areas,
  • Underground areas in literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages377
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11205622M
    ISBN 100801473047
    ISBN 109780801473043

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Pike considers how underground spaces and their many myths have organized ways of seeing, thinking about, and living in the modern city. Expanding on the cultural history of underground construction in his acclaimed.

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From these materials, Pike conjures a working theory of modern underground space that Cited by: The principal mode in which the underground was first represented in the modern urban imagination was as a “mystery,” in particular as the focal point of the genre of serialized fiction based in London and Paris that flourished during the s and ’50s and invented the best seller and the urban thriller as we know them.

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