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Berman, Marshall. All That Is Solid Melts Into Air: The Experience of Modernity. New York: Penguin, 1982.

Grossman, Jonathan. Charles Dickens’ Networks: Public Transport and the Novel. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Marshall, Kate. Media Architectures in American Fiction. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013.

Medovoi, Leerom. “The Biopolitical Unconsciousness: Toward an Eco-Marxist Literary Theory.” Mediations 24.2 (2010): 122–139. [Mediations Journal]

Otter, Chris. The Victorian Eye: A Political History of Light and Vision in Britain, 1800–1910. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.

Pike, David. Metropolis on the Styx: The Underworlds of Modern Urban Culture, 1800–2001. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007.

Robbins, Bruce. “The Smell of Infrastructure.” boundary 2 34.1 (2007): 25–33. [JSTOR]

Rubenstein, Michael. Public Works: Infrastructure, Irish Modernism, and the Postcolonial. South Bend: Notre Dame University Press, 2010.

Shivelbusch, Wolfgang. Disenchanted Night: The Industrialization of Light in the Nineteenth Century. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995.

Szalay, Michael. New Deal Modernism: American Literature and the Invention of the Welfare State. Durham: Duke University Press, 2000.

Tanoukhi, Nirvana. “The Scale of World Literature.” New Literary History 39.3 (2008): 599–617. [JSTOR]

Yeager, Patricia. “Dreaming of Infrastructure.” PMLA 122.1 (2007): 9–26. [JSTOR]

Planned Violence: Post/colonial Urban Infrastructures and Literature

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