Cities, Words and Images (Innbundet)

From Poe to Scorsese

Serie: Language, Discourse, Society 


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2003
Antall sider: 264
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Language, Discourse, Society
ISBN/EAN: 9780333696286
Kategori: Språk
Omtale: Cities, Words and Images
The city is an essential theme of modernity in literature, architecture, photography and film. This book first focuses on ardent reactions to the metropolitan explosion in the 19th century, with Baudelaire and Poe as key figures. More recent representations of the city are then investigated, in Europe and the United States. Patrizia Lombardo reflects on the way in which the changes in human perception created by urbanization are expressed in the various arts, in terms of form and content.

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