Oxford: A Cultural and Literary Companion
Signal Books, 1999 - 246 pages
Celebrated by Matthew Arnold as the 'city of dreaming spires', Oxford has a long and illustrious history as one of Europe's oldest university towns. Its colleges, libraries and museums, ranging from the medieval to the modern, testify to the city's academic traditions and the dominant influence of 'gown' over 'town'. But there is another Oxford, the city of car factories and housing estates, high-tech research and alternative culture.
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Buenos Aires is more difficult to capture, yet Wilson (Latin American and Spanish literature, University Coll., London) succeeds admirably. Unlike Oxford, Buenos Aires is organized geographically, but ... Read full review