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Further reading


Judith Butler, Gender Trouble, London: Routledge, 1990

Judith Butler, Bodies that Matter, London: Routledge, 1993

Susan Bordo, Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture and the Body, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993

Michel Foucault, The History of Sexuality Vol. I: An Introduction, London: Allen Lane, 1979

Elizabeth Grosz, Volatile Bodies: Towards a Corporeal Feminism, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1994

Linda Nead, Myths of Sexuality: Representations of Women in Victorian Britain, Oxford: Blackwell, 1988

Thomas Lacquer, Making Sex: Bodies and Gender from the Greeks to Freud, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1990

Linda McDowell, ‘In and Out of Place: Bodies and Embodiment’ in McDowell, Gender, Identity and Place: Understanding Feminist Geographies, Cambridge: Polity Press, 1999, pp. 34-70

Steve Pile, The Body and the City: Psychoanalysis, Space and Subjectivity, London: Routledge, 1996

Iris Marion Young, Justice and the Politics of Difference, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1990



Walter Benjamin, Charles Baudelaire: A Lyric Poet in the Era of High Capitalism, (1973) trans. Harry Zohn, London: Verso, 1983

Marshall Berman, All that is Solid Melts into Air: the Experience of Modernity, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1982

Rachel Bowlby, Just Looking: Consumer Culture in Dreiser, Gissing and Zola, New York: Methuen, 1985

Rachel Bowlby, ‘Walking, Women and Writing: Virginia Woolf as flâneuse’ in New Feminist Discourses, ed. Isobel Armstrong, London: Routledge, 1992

Gary Bridge and Sophie Watson, eds, The Blackwell City Reader, Oxford: Blackwell, 2002

Gary Bridge and Sophie Watson, eds, A Companion to the City, Oxford: Blackwell, 2000

Michel de Certeau, ‘Walking in the City’ in de Certeau, The Practice of Everyday Life, trans. Steven Rendall, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984, 91-110

Wendy Gan, Women, Privacy and Modernity in Early Twentieth Century British Writing, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009

Linda Nead, Victorian Babylon: People, Streets and Images in Nineteenth-Century London, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2000

Deborah Nord, Walking the Victorian Streets: Women, Representation and the City, Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1995

Wendy Parkins, Mobility and Modernity in Women's Novels, 1850-1930, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008

Deborah Parsons, Streetwalking the Metropolis: Women, the City, and Modernity, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000

Griselda Pollock, ‘Modernity and the Spaces of Femininity’ in Pollock, Vision and Difference: Femininity, Feminism and the Histories of Art, London: Routledge 1988, 50-90

Erika Diana Rappaport, Shopping for Pleasure: Women in the Making of London’s West End, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2001

Richard Sennett, Flesh and Stone: The Body and the City in Western Civilization, London: Faber and Faber, 1994

Rebecca Solnit, Wanderlust: a History of Walking, London: Verso, 2001

Keith Tester, ed, The Flâneur, London: Routledge, 1994

Anthony Vidler, The Architectural Uncanny: Essays in the Modern Unhomely, Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1992

Judith Walkowitz, City of Dreadful Delight: Narratives of Sexual Danger in Late-Victorian London, London: Virago, 1992

Raymond Williams, The Country and the City, London: Chatto and Windus, 1973

Elizabeth Wilson, ‘The Invisible Flâneur’, New Left Review 191, 1992, 90-110

Elizabeth Wilson, The Sphinx in the City: Urban Life, the Control of Disorder, and Women, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992

Janet Wolff, ‘The Invisible Flâneuse:Women and the Literature of Modernity’, Theory, Culture and Society 2/3 (1985), 37-46

Janet Wolff, Feminine Sentences, Oxford: Polity Press, 1990


Isobel Armstrong, Victorian Glassworlds: Glass Culture and the Imagination, 1830-1880, Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2008

Walter Benjamin, The Arcades Project, trans.Howard Eiland and Kevin McLaughlin, Cambridge, Mass. and London: Harvard University Press, 1999

Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space, trans. Maria Jolas, Boston: Beacon Press, 1994

Miriam Bailin, The Sickroom in Victorian Fiction: The Art of Being Ill, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994

Julia Prewitt Brown, The Bourgeois Interior, Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press, 2008

Inga Bryden and Janet Floyd, eds, Domestic Space: Reading the Nineteenth-Century Interior, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1999

Karen Chase and Michael Levenson, The Spectacle of Intimacy: A Public Life for the Victorian Family, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000

Deborah Cohen, Household Gods: The British and Their Possessions, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2006

Judith Flanders, The Victorian House: Domestic Life from Childbirth to Deathbed, London: Harper Collins, 2003

Diana Fuss, The Sense of an Interior: Four Writers and the Rooms that Shaped Them, New York: Routledge, 2004

Thad Logan, The Victorian Parlour: A Cultural Study, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001

Judith A. Neiswander, The Cosmopolitan Interior: Liberalism and the British Home, 1870-1914, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2008

Christopher Reed, Bloomsbury Rooms: Modernism, Subculture and Domesticity, New Haven and London: Yale University Press 2004

Charles Rice, The Emergence of the Interior: Architecture, Modernity, Domesticity, London and New York: Routledge, 2007

Penny Sparke, The Modern Interior, London: Reaktion Books, 2008

Susan Stewart, On Longing: Narratives of the Miniature, the Gigantic, the Souvenir, the Collection, Durham, New Carolina: Duke University Press, 1993

Victoria Rosner, Modernism and the Architecture of Private Life, New York: Columbia University Press, 2005

Amanda Vickery, Behind Closed Doors: At Home in Georgian England,

New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009