Below, a bibliography listing relevant articles and monographs that have appeared since 1990. The bibliography is structured thematically into sub-sections focusing on specific cities, areas, and theoretical approaches. A general section for articles and monographs dealing with more than one city is also included. There are no language restrictions.
Current sub-sections include:
Beirut; Berlin; Dublin; Helsinki; Istanbul; London; Paris; Stockholm; Venice
Other Nordic cities; Other European cities; Italy; Spain; American cities; Asian cities
Suburbs; Ecocriticism, Urban Ecology and Literature; General.

All contributions are more than welcome, if you have any suggestions about research that should be included, please contact the current bibliography coordinator Marzia Beltrami, marzia.beltrami[a]

Iman al-Attar 2018: Baghdad: An Urban History through the Lens of Literature. London: Routledge.

Carrillo, Beatriz; Goodman, David S. G. (eds.) 2012: Peasant and Workers in the Transformation of Urban China. Chelthenham: Edward Elgar.
Huang, Chuanhui 2016: Migrant Workers and the City. Generation Now. Halifax: Fernwood Publishing.
Song, Wenjie 2015: “Writing Cities”. In Zhang, Yingjin (ed.), A Companion to Modern Chinese Literature. West Sussex: Wiley Blackwell, 326–42.
Visser, Robin 2008: “Spaces of Disappearance: 1990s Beijing Art, Film and Fiction in Dialogue with Urbanization”. In: Lu, Jie (ed.), China’s Literary and Cultural Scenes at the Turn of the 21st Century. New York: Routledge, 223–57.
Visser, Robin 2010: Cities Surround the Countryside. Urban Aesthetics in Postsocialist China. Durham & London: Duke University Press.
Visser, Robin; Lu, Jie 2016: “Contemporary Urban Fiction: Rewriting the City”. In Denton, Kirk (ed.), The Columbia Companion to Modern Chinese Literature. New York: Columbia, 343–55.

Hayek, Ghenwa 2015: Beirut, Imagining the City: Space and Place in Lebanese Literature. London: I.B. Tauris.

Agazzi, Elena 2009: Berlino. Piccolo manuale di viabilità letteraria. Milano: Unicopli.
Bienert, Michael 1992: Die eingebildete Metropole. Berlin im Feuilleton der Weimarer Republik. Stuttgart: Metzler.
Chiarloni, Anna 2009: Oltre il Muro. Berlino e i linguaggi della riunificazione. Milano: FrancoAngeli.
Costabile, Carole Anne 2002: “Peter Schneider‘s Eduards Heimkehr and the Image of the ‘New Berlin’” in: German Studies Review 25.3, S. 497-510.
Döring, Jörg 2008: „Distant Reading. Zur Geographie der Toponyme in Berlin-Prosa seit 1989“ in: Zeitschrift für Germanistik Neue Folge, Vol. 18 No. 3, Peter Lang Ag, Pieterlen, S. 596-620.
Gerstenberger, Katharina 2008: Writing the new Berlin : the German capital in post-Wall literature. Camden House, Columbia S.C.
Glass, Derek & Rösler, Dietmar 1991: „Berlin. Eine Großstadt im Spiegel der Literatur“ in: Zeitschrift für Germanistik Bd. 42, Neue Folge Vol. 1 No. 2, Peter Lang AG, Pieterlen, S. 461-462.
Goebel, Rolf F. 2003: „Die (post-)moderne Metropole zwischen Literaturwissenschaft und Cultural Studies. Anmerkungen zur neueren Berlin-Forschung“ in: Zeitschrift für Germanistik 13.1, S. 146-156.
Harder, Matthias & Hille, Almut (Hrsg.) 2006: „Weltfabrik Berlin“ : eine Metropole als Sujet der Literatur : Studien zu Literatur und Landeskunde. Königshausen und Neumann, Würzburg.
Langer, Phil C. 2002: Kein Ort. Überall: Die Einschreibung von ‚Berlin‘ in die deutsche Literatur der neunziger Jahre. Weidler, Berlin.
Ledanff, Susanne 2009: Hauptstadtphantasien : Berliner Stadtlektüren in der Gegenwartsliteratur 1989-2008. Aisthesis, Bielefeld.
Lützeler, Paul Michael & Schindler, Stephan K. (Hrsg.) 2005: Schwerpunkt : Berlin-Literatur. Stauffenburg, Tübingen.
Schütz, Erhard & Döring, Jörg 1999: Text der Stadt – Reden von Berlin: Literatur und Metropole seit 1989. Berlin: Weidler.
Taberner, Stuart (Ed.) 2007: Contemporary German fiction : writing in the Berlin republic. Cambridge University Press.
Taberner, Stuart 2005: German literature of the 1990s and beyond : normalization and the Berlin Republic. Camden House, Rochester N.Y.
Zachau, Reinhard (Ed.), Goebel, Rolf & Hake, Sabine 2009: Topography and literature : Berlin and modernism. V&R Unipress, Göttingen.

Samia Mehrez 2010: The Literary Atlas of Cairo One Hundred Years on the Streets of the City. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press.

Samia Mehrez 2011: The Literary Life of Cairo One Hundred Years in the Heart of the City. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press.


Bénéjam, Valérie & Bishop, John (eds.) 2011: Making Space in the Works of James Joyce. Abingdon: Routledge.
Lannigan, Liam 2014: James Joyce, Urban Planning and Irish Modernism: Dublins of the Future. London: Palgrave.


Ameel, Lieven 2010: “The Road to Helsinki. The Young Provincial and the Confrontation with the City in Juhani Aho’s Towards Helsinki (1889) and Finnish Literature at the Turn of the 20th Century”. In Lyytikäinen, Pirjo; Klapuri, Tintti and Maijala, Minna (eds.): Genre and Interpretation. Helsinki: Department of Finnish, Finno-Ugrian and Scandinavian Studies & The Finnish Graduate School of Literary Studies, 140-155.
Ameel, Lieven 2010: “Walking the Streets of Helsinki. Traces of the Flâneur in Early Finnish Prose Literature.” In Broomans, Petra and Ronne, Marta: In the Vanguard of Cultural Transfer. Cultural Transmitters and Authors in Peripheral Literary Fields. Barkhuis: Groningen, 119-134.
Ameel, Lieven 2013: Moved by the City. Experiences of Helsinki in Finnish Prose Literature 1889-1941. Helsinki: Unigrafia.
Ameel, Lieven 2014: Helsinki in Early Twentieth-Century Literature. Urban Experiences in Finnish Prose Fiction 1890-1940. Helsinki: SKS.
Hawkings, Hildi & Lehtonen, Soila (eds.) 2000: Helsinki – a literary companion. Helsinki: SKS.
Karjalainen, Pauli Tapani & Paasi, Anssi 1994: “Contrasting the Nature of the Written City: Helsinki in Regionalistic Thought and as a Dwelling-place. In Preston, Peter & Simpson-Housley, Paul (edit.): Writing the City. Eden, Babylon and the New Jerusalem. London: Routledge, 59-80.
Loivamaa, Ismo 1993: Helsinki kaunokirjallisuudessa. Helsinki: Kirjastopalvelu.
Pedersen, Arne Toftegaard 2007: Urbana odysseer. Helsingfors, staden och 1910-talets finlandssvenska prosa. Helsinki: Svenska Litteratursallskapet i Finland.
Riikonen, H.K. 1994: “Rikospaikkana Helsinki. Pääkaupungin kuvia suomalaisessa rikosromaanissa. In: Matero, Johanna & Riikonen, H.K. (toim.): Tutkielmia dekkarikirjallisuuden ympäristökuvauksista. Turku: Turun yliopisto, 131-156.
Veivo, Harri 1997: ”Visioista sirpaleisiin – kaupunki kirjallisuudessa.” Hiidenkivi 1997-4: 28-30.


Çalış-Kural, B. Deniz 2014/2016: Şehrengiz, Urban Rituals and Deviant Sufi Mysticism in Ottoman Istanbul. London: Routledge.
Göknar, Erdag 2013: Orhan Pamuk, Secularism and Blasphemy: The Politics of the Turkish Novel. London: Routledge.
Türe, D. Fatma 2015: Facts and Fantasies: Images of Istanbul Women in the 1920s. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.


Ackroyd, Peter 2000: London: The Biography. London: Chatto & Windus.
Altnöder, Sonja 2009: “Die Stadt als Körper: Materialität und Diskursivität in zwei London-Romanen”. In Hallet, Wolfgang / Neumann, Birgit (edit.): Raum und Bewegung in der Literatur. Die Literaturwissenschaften und der Spatial Turn. Bielefeld: transcript, 299-318.
Colombino, Laura 2013: Spatial Politics in Contemporary London Literature: Writing Architecture and the Body. London: Routledge.
Finch, Jason 2016: “Modern London 1820–2020”. In: Tambling, Jeremy (ed.) The Palgrave Handbook of Literature and the City. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 127–46. Finch, Jason 2016: “Literary Excavations in London’s St Giles. Writing the Rookery, Past and Present”. Yhdyskuntasuunnittelu-lehti / The Finnish Journal of Urban Studies.
Finch, Jason 2016: “An Imaginative Place: The East End of London”. In: Finch, Jason. Deep Locational Criticism: Imaginative Place in Literary Research and Teaching. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 173–92.
Finch, Jason 2015: “The Peripheries of London Slumland in George Gissing and Alexander Baron”. In: Ameel, Lieven, Finch, Jason & Salmela, Markku (eds.) Literature and the Peripheral City. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 56-74.
Finch, Jason 2015: “Grotland Explored: The Fleeting Urban Imaginaries of Post-War Inner West London”. Journal of Urban Cultural Studies 2 (3), 275–95.
Finch, Jason 2013: “How Cultural? How Material? Reading the Slums of London, 1820-1850”. In: Imagining Spaces and Places, Saija, Isomaa, Pirjo, Lyytikainen, Kirsi, Saarikangas & Renja, Suominen-Kokkonen (eds). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 85-106.
Freeman, Nicholas 2007: Conceiving the City. London, Literature, and Art 1870-1914. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Groes, Sebastian 2011: The Making of London: London in Contemporary Literature. Basingstoke: Palgrave.
Koven, Seth 2004: Slumming: Sexual and Social Politics in Victorian London. Princeton & Oxford: Princeton University Press.
Marcus, Sharon 1999: Apartment Stories: City and Home in Nineteenth-Century Paris and London. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Nead, Lynda 2000: Victorian Babylon. People, streets and images in nineteenth-century London. London: Yale University Press.
Phillips, Lawrence 2004: The swarming streets : twentieth-century literary representations of London. Amsterdam: Rodopi.
Plesske, Nora 2014: The Intelligible Metropolis: Urban Mentality in Contemporary
London. Bielefeld: Transcript.
Perfect, Michael. Contemporary Fictions of Multiculturalism: Diversity and the Millennial London Novel. London: Palgrave, 2014.
Shepherd, Francis 1998: London: A History. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Whitfield, Peter 2006: London: A Life in Maps. London: The British Library.
Wise, Sarah 2008: The Blackest Streets: The Life and Death of a Victorian Slum. London: Bodley Head.
Zemgulys, Andrea P. 2008: Modernism and the Locations of Literary Heritage. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Higonnet, Patrice 2002: Paris. Capital of the World. Campridge & London: Belknap Press.
Horvath, Christina 2007: Le roman urbain contemporain en France. Paris : Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle.
Mehta, Brinda J., 2010: “Negotiating Arab-Muslim Identity, Contested Citizenship, and Gender Ideologies in the Parisian Housing Projects: Faïza Guène’s Kiffe kiffe demain”. In: Research in African Literatures vol. 41, No. 2, pp. 173-202.
Prendergast, Christopher 1992: Paris and the Nineteenth Century. Cambridge, MA : Blackwell.
Reznicek, Matthew 2017. The European Metropolis: Paris and Nineteenth-Century Irish Women Novelists. Liverpool: University Press.
Stierle, Karlheinz 1993: Der Mythos von Paris. Zeichen und Bewusstsein der Stadt. München: Carl Hanser.
Veivo, Harri 2005: “Jälkimoderni kaupunki ranskalaisessa kirjallisuudessa”. In: Helle, A & K. Kajannes (eds.): PoMon tila. Kirjoituksia kirjallisuuden postmodernismista, 160-182.
Veivo, Harri 2001: Written Space. Semiotic Analysis of the Representation of Space and its Rhetorical Functions in Literature. Acta Semiotica Fennica X, Helsinki: Yliopistopaino.
Weich, Horst 1999: „Prototypische und mythische Stadtdarstellung. Zum „Image“ von Paris“, in: Mahler, Andreas (edit.): Stadt – Bilder. Allegorie, Mimesis, Imagination, Heidelberg: Winter, 37-54.


Borg, Alexandra 2011: En Vildmark av Sten. Stockholm i Litteraturen 1897-1916. Stockholm: Stockholmia Förlag.
Westerstahl Stenport, Anna 2002: “Imagining a new Stockholm: Strindberg’s Gamla Stockholm and the construction of metropolitan space”. In Scandinavian Studies 74/4, 483-504.


Cladders, Brigitta 2002: Französische Venedigreisen im 16. und 17. Jahrhundert: Wandlungen des Venedig-Bildes und der Reisebeschreibungen. Génève: Droz.
Corbineau-Hoffmann, Angelika 1993: Paradoxie der Fiktion: literarische Venedigbilder 1797-1984. Berlin: de Gruyter.
Cziborra, Pascal 2009: Lagunenlyrik – Venedig im Spiegel der Dichtung. Eine Studie zur europäischen Literaturgeschichte. Hamburg: Diplomica Verlag.
Dieterle, Bernard 1995: Die versunkene Stadt. Sechs Kapitel zum literarischen Venedig-Mythos. Frankfurt: Peter Lang.
Pfister, Manfred & Schaff, Barbara (eds.) 1999: Venetian Views, Venetian Blinds. English Fantasies of Venice. Amsterdam-Atlanta, GA: Rodopi.
Sarter, Peter 1992: Venedigbilder. Frankfurt: Materiales.
Tanner, Tony 1992: Venice Desired. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

Other Nordic Cities

Briens Sylvain & Mohnike Thomas 2009: “Capitales culturelles et Europe du  Nord /
Kulturhauptstädte Europas” In: Deshima 01.
Envall, Markku 1992: “Romaani kuin kaleidoskooppi : Mika Waltarin Surun ja ilon kaupunki”. In Turunen, Risto; Saariluoma, Liisa; Assmann, Dietrich: Vaihtuva muoto: tutkielmia suomalaisen romaanin historiasta. Helsinki: SKS, 91-103.
Karkama, Pertti 1998: “Kaupunki kirjallisuudessa; ongelmia ja näkökohtia”. In Kurikka, Kaisa (ed.): Paikkoja ja tiloja suomalaisessa kirjallisuudessa. Turku: Turku University, 13–38.
Klok, Janke, 2011: Det norske litterære Feminapolis 1880-1980 – Skram, Undset, Sandel og Haslunds byromaner – mot en ny modernistisk genre. Groningen: Barkhuis, 2011.
Klok, Janke, 2010: “Revolutionary Voices: Nordic Women Writers and the Development of Female Urban Prose 1860–1900”. In: A. Cronin & E. Oakley–Brown (Eds.): Feminist Review. Issue 96: Urban Spaces, Basingstoke, Hants: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010, pp. 74–88.
Klok, Janke, 2009: ’From our European Correspondent – Camilla Collett (1813-1895) and Cultural Transmission’, in: P. Broomans (ed.): From Darwin to Weil. Women as Transmitters of Ideas. Groningen: Barkhuis, 2009, pp. 21-45.
Klok, Janke 2002: ‘Van burgerstadbewoner tot urban walker. De vrouw in de literaire stad van 1885 tot 1927’. In: Sekse en de City. Jaarboek voor Vrouwengeschiedenis 22, Uitgeverij Aksant, 2002, pp. 74-96.
Klok, Janke, 2002: `Litterære kvinner og byen: Slutt eller begynnelse på en historie?’. In: On the treshold. New Studies in Nordic Literature (Janet Garton and Michael Robinson (ed.), Norvik Press, 2002, pp. 173-182.
Klok, Janke, 2001: ‘Amalie Skrams fire byromaner: Et naturalistisk romaneksperiment´, in TijdSchrift voor Skandinavistiek, Vol. 22, No 1, 2001, pp. 169-188.
Madsen, Peter 2001: “Imagined Urbanity. Novelistic Representations of Copenhagen.” In Madsen, Peter & Plunz, Richard (eds.): The Urban Lifeworld. Formation, Perception, Representation. London: Routledge, 293–313.
Talivee, Elle-Mari & Finch, Jason 2015: “Eduard Vilde and the Peripheries of Tallinn, 1858-1903”. In: Ameel, Lieven, Finch, Jason & Salmela, Markku (eds.) Literature and the Peripheral City. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 164-183.

Other European Cities

Finch, Jason 2017: “Second City, City Novel: David Lodge and Jonathan Coe Reinterpreted by Birmingham”. In: Finch, Jason, Ameel, Lieven & Salmela, Markku (eds.) Literary Second Cities. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Hekanaho, Pia Livia 2013: “A Stranger in a Silent City: Gothic Motifs Embracing Queer Textuality in Alan Hollinghurst’s The Folding Star.” In Mehtonen, Päivi & Savolainen, Matti (eds.): Gothic Topographies : Language, Nation Building and ‘race’. Farnham: Ashgate.


Biferali, Giorgio 2015: Roma degli scrittori: Calvino, Gadda, Landolfi, Levi, Malerba, Manganelli, Moravia, Pasolini. Rome: Artemide.
Motta, Attilio 2016: “Città immaginarie e città visibili. Il mutamento urbano in Pavese e nel primo Calvino”. Studi novecenteschi 41 (90), 363-84.
Pezzotti, Barbara 2012: The Importance of Place in Contemporary Italian Crime Fiction: A Bloody Journey. Lanham: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.
Pezzotti, Barbara 2011: “Bologna and the Via Emilia: Urban Sprawl Italian Style in Carlo Lucarelli’s Crime”. Arena romanistica 9, 30-50.
Pezzotti, Barbara 2009: “Il giallo come storia della città: Milano e la serie di Piero Colaprico e Pietro Valpreda”. In: Milanesi, Claudio (ed) Il romanzo poliziesco, la storia, la memoria: Volume 1 Italia. Bologna: Astraea, 421-32.


Bou, Enric 2012: Invention of Space: City, Travel and Literature. Iberoamericana.
Resina, Juan Ramon 2008: Barcelona’s Vocation of Modernity: Rise and Decline of an Urban Image. Stanford University Press.
Resina, Juan Ramon (ed.) 2001: Iberian Cities. Psychology Press.
Richardson, Nathan 2011: Constructing Spain: The Re-imagination of Space and Place in Fiction and Film, 1953-2013. Bucknell University Press.
Tatum, Alison Nicole 2003: Urban Space and Female Identity in Post-war Catalan Novels by Women. Doctoral dissertation. University of Texas at Austin.

American Cities

Byrn Køhlert, Frederik 2011: The Chicago Literary Experience: Writing the City, 1893-1953. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press.
Den Tandt, Christophe 1998: The urban sublime in American Literary Naturalism. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press.
Eckstein, Barbara 2006: Sustaining New Orleans: Literature, Local Memory, and the Fate of a City. London: Routledge.
Neculai, Catalina 2014: Urban Space and Late Twentieth-Century New York Literature: Reformed Geographies. New York: Palgrave.
Peacock, James 2015: Brooklyn Fictions. The Contemporary Urban Community in a Global Age. London: Bloomsbury.
Rotella, Carlo 1998: October Cities. The Redevelopment of Urban Literature. Berkeley: University of California Press
Whyte, Padraic & O’Sullivan, Keith 2014: Children’s Literature and New York Fiction. New York: Routledge.
Wyn, Kelley 1996: Melville’s City: Literary and Urban Form in Nineteenth-Century New York. Cambridge: Cambridge UP.

Asian Cities

Dodson, Michael S. (ed.) 2012: Banaras: Urban Forms and Cultural Histories. New Delhi: Routledge.
Gardner, William O. 2006: Advertising Tower: Japanese Modernism and Modernity in the 1920s. Harvard: Harvard University Asia Center.


Beuka, Robert 2004: SuburbiaNation. Reading Suburban Landscape in Twentieth Century American Film and Fiction. New York: Palgrave.
Dines, Martin & Vermeulen, Timotheus (eds.) 2013: New Suburban Stories. London: Bloomsbury.
George, Joseph 2016: Postmodern Suburban Spaces: Philosophy, Ethics, and Community in Post-War American Fiction. London: Palgrave.
Gill, Jo 2013: The Poetics of the American Suburbs. Basingstoke: Palgrave.
Hapgood, Lynne: Margins of Desire: The Suburbs in Fiction and Culture 1880-1925. Manchester: Manchester University Press.
Jurca, Catherine 2001: White Diaspora: The Suburb and the Twentieth-Century American Novel. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press.
Lukin, Josh (ed.) 2008: Invisible Suburbs: Recovering Protest Fiction in the 1950s United States. Jackson: University Press of Mississipi.
Pope, Ged 2015: Reading London’s Suburbs. From Charles Dickens to Zadie Smith. London: Palgrave.

Ecocriticism, Urban Ecology and Literature

Giblett, Rod 2016: Cities and Wetlands. London: Bloomsbury.
Macduffie, Allen 2014: Victorian Literature, Energy, and the Ecological Imagination. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Waldron, Karen E. & Friedman, Rob (eds.) 2013: Toward a Literary Ecology: Places and Spaces in American Literature. Plymouth: Scarecrow.


Agathocleous Tanya 2011: Urban Realism and the Cosmopolitan Imagination in the Nineteenth Century: Visible City, Invisible World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Ameel, Lieven, Jason Finch and Markku Salmela (eds) 2015: Literature and the Peripheral City. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Alter, Robert 2005: Imagined Cities. Urban Experience and the Language of the Novel. New Haven: Yale University Press.
Augustine, Jane 1991: “From Topos to Anthropoid: The City as Character in Twentieth-Century Texts”. In Caws, Mary Ann (ed.): City Images. Perspectives from Literature, Philosophy, and Film. New York: Gordon and Breach, 73-86.Brooker, Peter 2002: Modernity and Metropolis. Palgrave, New York.
Balshaw, Maria & Liam Kennedy 2000: Urban Space and Representation. London: Pluto Press.
Brooker, Peter 2002: Modernity and Metropolis : writing, film, and urban formations. Palgrave Macmillan, New York.
Brooker, Peter and Andrew Thacker (eds) 2005: Geographies of Modernism: Literatures, Cultures, Spaces. Abingdon, UK and New York: Routledge.
Bulson, Eric 2006: Novels, Maps, Modernity: The Spatial Imagination, 1850-2000. London: Routledge.
Caws, Mary Ann (ed.) 1991: City Images. Perspectives from Literature, Philosophy, and Film. New York: Gordon and Breach.
Chiesa, Laura 2016: Space as Storyteller. Spatial Jumps in Architecture, Critical Theory and Literature. Evanston: Northwestern University Press.
Conor, Liz 2004: The Spectacular Modern Woman. Feminine Visibility in the 1920s. Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press.
Davidoff, Leonore 2003: “Gender and the “Great Divide”. Public and private in British Gender History.” In Journal of Women’s History 15.1, 11–27.
Dubey, Madhu 2003: Signs and Cities: Black Literary Postmodernism. Chicago: Chicago UP.
Finch, Jason 2016: “Modern Urban Theory and the Study of Literature”. In: Tambling, Jeremy (ed.) The Palgrave Handbook of Literature and the City. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 27–44.
Finch, Jason, Ameel, Lieven & Salmela, Markku (eds.) 2017: Literary Second Cities. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Finch, Jason, Ameel, Lieven & Salmela, Markku 2017: “The Second City in Literary Urban Studies: Methods, Approaches, Thematics”. In: Finch, Jason, Ameel, Lieven & Salmela, Markku (eds.) Literary Second Cities. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 1–18.
Grimm, Erk 2001: Semiopolis : Prosa der Moderne und Nachmoderne im Zeichen der Stadt. Aisthesis Verlag, Bielefeld.
Harding, Desmond 2002: Writing the city : urban visions and literary modernism. Routledge, New York.
Hess-Lüttich, Ernest W. B. (Hrsg.) 2011: Metropolen als Ort der Begegnung und Isolation : Interkulturelle Perspektiven auf den urbanen Raum als Sujet in Literatur und Film. Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main.
Hibbitt, Richard (ed.) 2017: Other Capitals of the Nineteenth Century. An Alternative Mapping of Literary and Cultural Space. London: Palgrave.
Hille, Almut & Langer, Benjamin (Hrsg.) 2013:  Erzählte Städte : Beiträge zu Forschung und Lehre in der europäischen Germanistik. Iudicium-Verl., München.
Hölter, Achim, Pantenburg, Volker & Stemmler, Susanne (Hrsg.) 2009: Metropolen im Maßstab. Der Stadtplan als Matrix des Erzählens in Literatur, Film und Kunst. Transcript, Bielefeld.
Edwards, Sarah and Jonathan Charley 2012: Writing the Modern City. Literature, architecture, modernity. Oxon: Routledge
Fiorentino, Francesco & Sampaolo Giovanni 2009: Atlante della Letteratura Tedesca. Macerata: Quodlibet.
Frisby, David 2001: Cityscapes of Modernity. Oxford: Blackwell.
Gierich, Carla (2016): A Clash of City Images – Appropriating Space in “The Miraculous Day of Amalia Gómez” by John Rechy, in: Gadinger, Frank/Kopf, Martina/Mert, Aysem/Smith, Christopher (eds.): Political Storytelling: From Fact to Fiction (Global Dialogues 12), Duisburg: Käte Hamburger Kolleg/Centre for Global Cooperation Research (KHK/GCR21), pp. 22-30.
Grafe, Christoph; Havik, Klaske & Maaskant, Madeleine Maaskant (eds) 2006: Architecture & Literature. Reflections / Imaginations. In OASE # 70. Rotterdam: NAI Publishers.
Gunn, Simon & Morris, Robert J. (eds.) 2001: Identities in Space; Contested Terrains in the Western City since 1850. Ashgate: Aldershot.
Gurr, Jens Martin & Raussert, Wilfried Raussert (eds.) 2011: Cityscapes in the Americas and Beyond: Representations of Urban Complexity in Literature and Film. Trier: WVT/ Tempe, AZ: Bilingual Press.
Gurr, Jens Martin & Michel, Berit (eds.) 2013: Romantic Cityscapes. Volume 12 of Studies in English Romanticism. Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier.
GUST (Ghent Urban Studies Team, eds.) 2002: Postexsubdis. Urban Fragmentations and Constructions. Rotterdam: 010.
Held, Gudrun, Kuon, Peter & Zaiser, Rainer (eds.) 2001: Sprache und Stadt. Stadt und Literatur. Tübingen: Stauffenburg.
Hirsh, Sharon L. 2004: Symbolism and Modern Urban Society. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Kenny, Nicolas 2014: The Feel of the City: Experiences of Urban Transformation. Toronto: Toronto University Press. [Montreal & Brussels]
Keunen, Bart 1999: “The Decline of the City as Modernist Symbol City: Images in Postmodern Urban Fiction and in Collective Memory”. In GUST (edit.), The Urban Condition: Space, Community and Self in the Contemporary Metropolis. Rotterdam: 010, 359-376.
Keunen, Bart 2000: De verbeelding van de grootstad; Stads- en wereldbeelden in het proza van de moderniteit. VUB Press, Brussel.
Lehan, Richard 1998: The city in literature: an intellectual and cultural history. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Lindner, Christoph (Ed.) 2006: Urban space and cityscapes : perspectives from modern and contemporary culture. Routledge, Abingdon.
Lo, Louis 2013: “Baroque Macao: The city, history, and dialectical image.” In Wong, Katrine K. & Wei, C.X. George (Eds): Macao – Cultural Interaction and Literary Representations. London: Routledge, Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia, 106-120.
Locatelli, Angela 2004: “Critical observations on the Cultural Tradition of “City and Country”: ‘The hum and murmur’, ‘the triumph and the jingle’” Merope – Anno XVI, 42. 5-17.
Lombardo, Patrizia 2003: Cities, Words, and Images. From Poe to Scorcese. London: Palgrave.
Mahler, Andreas 1999.: “Stadttexte – Textstädte. Formen und Funktionen diskursiver Stadtkonstitution“. In Mahler, Andreas (edit.): Stadt – Bilder. Allegorie, Mimesis, Imagination. Heidelberg: Winter, 11-36.
Maciocco, Giovanni (ed). 2008: The Territorial Future of the City. Heidelberg: Springer.
Murphet, Julian 2001: Literature and Race in Los Angeles. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Marcinkiewicz, Paweł 2009: The Rhetoric of the City: Robinson Jeffers and A.R. Ammons. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.
Morgan, Ceri 2012: Mindscapes of Montréal. Québec’s urban novel, 1960-2005. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.
Parsons, Deborah L. 2000: Streetwalking the metropolis:women, the city, and modernity. Oxford University Press.
Pietrzak-Franger, Monika, Pleßke, Nora & Voigt, Eckart (eds.) 2018: Transforming Cities. Discourses of Urban Change. Heidelberg: Winter Verlag.
Preece, Julian and Osman Durrani 2004: Cityscapes and Countryside in Contemporary German Literature. Berlin: Peter Lang.
Resina, Joan Roman & Ingeschay, Dieter (eds) 2003: After-Images of the City. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.
Preston, Peter & Simpson-Housley, Paul (edit.) 1994: Writing the City. Eden, Babylon and the New Jerusalem. London: Routledge.
Suárrez, Isabel Carrera 2013: Generating the Hybrid City: Women Writers Create Urban Space. London: Routledge.
Thacker, Andrew 2003/2009: Moving through Modernity. Space and geography in modernism. Manchester: Manchester University Press.
Thum, Reinhard H. 1996: The City. Baudelaire, Rimbaud, Verhaeren. New York: Peter Lang.
Varma, Rashmi 2012. The Postcolonial City and its Subjects: London, Nairobi, Bombay. New York: Routledge.
Vidler, Anthony 1992: The Architectural Uncanny; Essays in the Modern Unhomely. Cambridge, Mass: M.I.T. Press.
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