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The Resource Alternative modernities in French travel writing : engaging urban space in London and New York, 1851-1986, Gillian Jein

Alternative modernities in French travel writing : engaging urban space in London and New York, 1851-1986, Gillian Jein

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Alternative modernities in French travel writing : engaging urban space in London and New York, 1851-1986
Title
Alternative modernities in French travel writing
Title remainder
engaging urban space in London and New York, 1851-1986
Statement of responsibility
Gillian Jein
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Ever since human beings first travelled, cities have constituted important material and literary destinations. While the city has formed a key theme for scholars of literary fiction, travellers' writings on the western city have been somewhat neglected by travel studies. However, travel writing with its attention to difference provides a rich source for the study of representational strategies and tactics in modern urban space
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1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jein, Gillian
Dewey number
914.2104/8
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Anthem studies in travel
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  • French
  • French
  • Travel writers
  • Travelers' writings, French
  • City and town life
  • City and town life
  • Spatial behavior
  • Spatial behavior
  • Public spaces
  • Public spaces
Label
Alternative modernities in French travel writing : engaging urban space in London and New York, 1851-1986, Gillian Jein
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Publication
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Contents
Introduction: Approaching the city -- Producing the city -- Urban oppositions : producing French space in nineteenth-century London -- Revealing and reconstructing London -- Wandering geometry : order and identity in New York -- Writing around the lines : interpretive travel writing -- Conclusion
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CR9781783085149
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 269 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781783085149
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
CR9781783085149
Label
Alternative modernities in French travel writing : engaging urban space in London and New York, 1851-1986, Gillian Jein
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 11 Aug 2017)
Contents
Introduction: Approaching the city -- Producing the city -- Urban oppositions : producing French space in nineteenth-century London -- Revealing and reconstructing London -- Wandering geometry : order and identity in New York -- Writing around the lines : interpretive travel writing -- Conclusion
Control code
CR9781783085149
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 269 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781783085149
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
CR9781783085149

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