3 edition of Fictions of the city found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Series||Language, discourse, society|
|LC Classifications||HD7287.96.G72 L67 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2009043404|
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To describe this urban world was to create a new Bible, encompassing heaven and earth, and all that lies between, the keynote struck at the beginning of Bleak House. Many studies of fictions of city life take the flâneur as the characteristic metropolitan Fictions of the city book and streets and plazas as definitive urban spaces.
Looking at novels and films set in London and Paris from L'Assommoir to Nil By Mouth, this book shows that mass housing is equally central to images of the modern city. This is a list of fictional city-states in literature.
A city-state is a sovereign state that consists of a city and its dependent territories. They have been an important aspect of human society, and historically included famous cities like Athens, Carthage, Rome.
This book examines how the city is written in modern Irish fiction. Focusing on the topography of the city in Irish writing, it brings together studies of Irish and Northern Irish fictions which contribute to a more complete picture of modern Irish literature and Irish urban cultural identities.
London Fictions is a site celebrating the novels which capture the essence of an absorbing city. On this site are articles about books which have a powerful feel of London, or a locality or community within the city. Nowadays, a book may be published traditionally or self-published or not even published in print at all.
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I always thought the title "City of Books" belonged to Paris or Dublin, but now I've visited Lisbon. In four days I only scanned the first page but I sense volumes more beneath. Let me set the scene: This is a city where the first time tourist needs a 3D map. Maybe our sense of.
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I’ve read the first two novels in. Fictions of the city thus frequently contain projections about the ways in which that city could be improved or perfected, or go to wrack. In this regard novels and films about urban life form a continuum with treatises on urban planning, architectural manifestoes and social reform tracts.
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