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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
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examining the aesthetics and politics at stake in urban travel writing as spatial practice, this book explores French travellers' representations of London and New York from 1851 to the 1980s
Member of
Cataloging source
IDEBK
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1978-
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Jein, Gillian
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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
  • TRAVEL
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • City and town life
  • French
  • Public spaces
  • Travel writers
  • Travelers' writings, French
  • England
  • France
  • New York (State)
Label
Alternative modernities in French travel writing : engaging urban space in London and New York, 1851-1986, Gillian Jein
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-262) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-Title; Series Editor; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Approaching the City; Crossings; Questions of Interpretation; Urban Spaces in Travel Studies; The Politics of Poetics; Alternative Modernities; Expectations, Chapter Outlines; Chapter One€€ Producing the City; 1.1€€ Practising Place; 1.2€€ Meaning-Making in the Urban Environment; 1.3€€ Representations of Space I: The 'Figured City'; 1.4€€ Representations of Space II: Constructing Cultural Codes in Architecture; 1.5€€ Representational Spaces: From the 'Figured City' to the Lives of Spaces
  • 1.6€€ Travel as Spatial Practice1.6.1€€ The Inhabitant; 1.6.2€€ Travel and the Traveller; 1.7€€ Reading the City; 1.7.1€€ The Pilgrim; 1.7.2€€ The Educationalist; 1.7.3€€ The Tourist; 1.7.4€€ The Nomad; 1.8€€ Representational Space, Writing the City; 1.8.1€€ Issues of Genre and Modes of Representation; 1.8.2€€ Fiction; 1.8.3€€ Literary Presence; 1.8.4€€ Autobiography; 1.8.5€€ Ethnography; 1.8.6€€ Legislative and Interpretive Modes of Travel; Chapter Two€€ Urban Oppositions: Producing French Space in Nineteenth-Century London; 2.1€€ Modern Babylon; 2.2€€ French Travel Writing and Modernity
  • 2.3€€ Jules Janin's Glass Palace2.4€€ A Worthwhile Revolution; 2.5€€ An English Pilgrimage to a French Past; 2.6€€ Avoiding the Everyday; 2.7€€ Jules Vallès's Topographies of Exile; 2.8€€ Outcast London; 2.9€€ The Great Maw; Chapter Three€€ Revealing and Reconstructing London; 3.1€€ The Secret City: Authentic Spaces and Dark Tourism; 3.2€€ The Guide; 3.3€€ Dark Tourism and Language; 3.4€€ Carceral Spaces and Transparency; 3.5€€ Spaces of Quietude: Leroy's Forgotten London; 3.6€€ Reconstructing London; Chapter Four€€ Wandering Geometry: Order and Identity in New York; 4.1€€ Reading the Grid
  • 4.2€€ Morand's Guide to Modernity4.3€€ The Order of Things; 4.4€€ Framing America: Sartre in New York; 4.5€€ Fragile Homes, Mobile Identities; 4.6€€ Wandering Geometry: Located and Lost; Chapter Five€€ Writing around the Lines: Interpretive Travel Writing; 5.1€€ Georges Perec on Ellis Island; 5.2€€ Monuments and Non-places; 5.3€€ Writing Potential Memory; 5.4€€ Interpretive Travel and Ethical Spaces: Jean Baudrillard's America; 5.5€€ The Ethics of Form; 5.6€€ Without Grounds; 5.7€€ The Perfect Crime; Conclusion; Notes; References; Index
Control code
ocn958454544
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 269 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781783085156
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 953779
  • 22573/ctt1fmd2m9
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)958454544
Label
Alternative modernities in French travel writing : engaging urban space in London and New York, 1851-1986, Gillian Jein
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-262) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-Title; Series Editor; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Approaching the City; Crossings; Questions of Interpretation; Urban Spaces in Travel Studies; The Politics of Poetics; Alternative Modernities; Expectations, Chapter Outlines; Chapter One€€ Producing the City; 1.1€€ Practising Place; 1.2€€ Meaning-Making in the Urban Environment; 1.3€€ Representations of Space I: The 'Figured City'; 1.4€€ Representations of Space II: Constructing Cultural Codes in Architecture; 1.5€€ Representational Spaces: From the 'Figured City' to the Lives of Spaces
  • 1.6€€ Travel as Spatial Practice1.6.1€€ The Inhabitant; 1.6.2€€ Travel and the Traveller; 1.7€€ Reading the City; 1.7.1€€ The Pilgrim; 1.7.2€€ The Educationalist; 1.7.3€€ The Tourist; 1.7.4€€ The Nomad; 1.8€€ Representational Space, Writing the City; 1.8.1€€ Issues of Genre and Modes of Representation; 1.8.2€€ Fiction; 1.8.3€€ Literary Presence; 1.8.4€€ Autobiography; 1.8.5€€ Ethnography; 1.8.6€€ Legislative and Interpretive Modes of Travel; Chapter Two€€ Urban Oppositions: Producing French Space in Nineteenth-Century London; 2.1€€ Modern Babylon; 2.2€€ French Travel Writing and Modernity
  • 2.3€€ Jules Janin's Glass Palace2.4€€ A Worthwhile Revolution; 2.5€€ An English Pilgrimage to a French Past; 2.6€€ Avoiding the Everyday; 2.7€€ Jules Vallès's Topographies of Exile; 2.8€€ Outcast London; 2.9€€ The Great Maw; Chapter Three€€ Revealing and Reconstructing London; 3.1€€ The Secret City: Authentic Spaces and Dark Tourism; 3.2€€ The Guide; 3.3€€ Dark Tourism and Language; 3.4€€ Carceral Spaces and Transparency; 3.5€€ Spaces of Quietude: Leroy's Forgotten London; 3.6€€ Reconstructing London; Chapter Four€€ Wandering Geometry: Order and Identity in New York; 4.1€€ Reading the Grid
  • 4.2€€ Morand's Guide to Modernity4.3€€ The Order of Things; 4.4€€ Framing America: Sartre in New York; 4.5€€ Fragile Homes, Mobile Identities; 4.6€€ Wandering Geometry: Located and Lost; Chapter Five€€ Writing around the Lines: Interpretive Travel Writing; 5.1€€ Georges Perec on Ellis Island; 5.2€€ Monuments and Non-places; 5.3€€ Writing Potential Memory; 5.4€€ Interpretive Travel and Ethical Spaces: Jean Baudrillard's America; 5.5€€ The Ethics of Form; 5.6€€ Without Grounds; 5.7€€ The Perfect Crime; Conclusion; Notes; References; Index
Control code
ocn958454544
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 269 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781783085156
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 953779
  • 22573/ctt1fmd2m9
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)958454544

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