» Nonsite Author: Walter L. Reed
December 28th, 2011
Washington Irving
London Calling: The Urban Chronotope of Romanticism
By (Emory University)

London is alienated from itself in its artificial opposition to the otherness of nature. But it can also be rendered alien or other by its deep historical past, a past still visible within it. This is a temporal dislocation rather than the geographical and ontological one that Wordsworth envisions in The Prelude.

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