1. Introduction -Lena Cowen Orlin PART I. MEANINGS OF MATERIAL LONDON 2. London's Dominion: The Metropolis, the Market Economy, and the State -David Harris Sacks 3. Material London in Time and Space -Derek Keene 4. Poetaster, the Author, and the Perils of Cultural Production -Alan Sinfield PART II. CONSUMER CULTURE: DOMESTICATING FOREIGN FASHION 5. England's Provinces: Did They Serve or Drive Material London? -Joan Thirsk 6. Fantastical Colors in Foggy London: The New Fashion Potential of the Late Sixteenth Century -Jane Schneider 7. "Rugges of London and the Diuell's Band": Irish Mantles and Yellow Starch as Hybrid London Fashion -Ann Rosalind Jones and Peter Stallybrass 8. Women, Foreigners, and the Regulation of Urban Space in Westward Ho -Jean E. Howard PART III. SUBJECTS OF THE CITY 9. Material Londoners? -Ian W. Archer 10. Purgation as the Allure of Mastery: Early Modern Medicine and the Technology of the Self -Gail Kern Paster 11. London's Vagrant Economy: Making Space for "Low" Subjectivity -Patricia Fumerton PART IV. DIVERSIONS AND DISPLAY 12. Inside/Out: Women, Domesticity, and the Pleasures of the City Alice T. Friedman 13. The Authority of the Globe and the Fortune -Andrew Gurr 14. Building, Buying, and Collecting in London, 1600-1625 -Linda Levy Peck PART V. BUILDING THE CITY 15. The Topography and Buildings of London, ca. 1600 John Schofield 16. John Day and the Bookshop That Never Was -Peter W. M. Blayney 17. Boundary Disputes in Early Modern London -Lena Cowen Orlin
Lena Cowen Orlin is Research Professor of English at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and Executive Director of the Shakespeare Association of America. She is the author of Private Matters and Public Culture in Post-Reformation England and Elizabethan Households: An Anthology.