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Urban formalism : the work of city reading

Author: David Faflik
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2020. ©2020
Series: Polis (Fordham University Press)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This book examines how the city peoples of New York and Paris interpreted their urban surroundings during the middle decades of the nineteenth century. At the center of this examination are the literary, material, political, and visual forms which afforded contemporaries new ways of ""reading"" the modern metropolis.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)1117317991
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Faflik
ISBN: 9780823288052 0823288056 9780823288595 0823288595
OCLC Number: 1146260327
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover --
Title Page --
Copyright --
Contents --
Introduction --
1 Strong Reading, or the Literary Conversion of the Urban --
2 Reading the Urban Form of Fire --
3 The Revolutionary Formalism of France --
4 Photography and the Image of the City --
Afterword --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index
Series Title: Polis (Fordham University Press)
Responsibility: David Faflik.
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