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Expanding suburbia : reviewing suburban narratives

Author: Roger Webster
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2000.
Series: Polygons, v. 6.
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During the last few decades suburbia has grown enormously and become a phenomenon attracting the attention of scholars as well as practitioners by whom it is seen as an increasingly significant and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Expanding suburbia.
New York : Berghahn Books, 2000
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Webster
ISBN: 1571817905 9781571817907 1571817913 9781571817914
OCLC Number: 45087226
Description: vi, 200 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Suburbia Inside Out / Roger Webster --
1. From William Morris to the Morris Minor: an Alternative Suburban History / Simon Dentith --
2. The New Suburbanites' and Contested Class Identities in the London Suburbs, 1880-1900 / Lynne Hapgood --
3. The Riddle of Suburbia: Suburban Fictions at the fin de siecle / Gail Cunningham --
4. Poisoned Minds: Suburbanites in Postwar British Fiction / Dominic Head --
5. Suburban Values and Ethni-Cities in Indo-Anglian Writing / Peter Childs --
6. An Incident in the Neighbourhood: Crime, Contemporary Fiction and Suburbia / Linden Peach --
7. Between Subdivisions and Shopping Malls: Signifying Everyday Life in the Contemporary American South / Joanna Price --
8. Urban Thrall: Renegotiating the Suburban Self in Nick Hornby's Fever Pitch and High Fidelity / Daniel Lea --
9. The Sound of the Suburbs: the Idea of the Suburb in English Pop / D. J. Taylor --
10. Kitsch on the Fringe: Suburbia in Recent Australian Comedy Film / Nicole Matthews.
Series Title: Polygons, v. 6.
Responsibility: edited by Roger Webster.


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