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Title New Suburban Stories / edited by Martin Dines and Timotheus Vermeulen.
Published London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2013.
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Description viii, 241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Content Type text
Format volume
Series Bloomsbury studies in the city
Bloomsbury studies in the city.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-230) and index.
Contents Introduction: New Suburban Stories / Martin Dines and Timotheus Vermeulen -- Part I. Delineating the Margins: 1. Mapping the Suburbs: Cartographic Representation of Villa Celina, Buenos Aires (1955-2011) / Adrianna Massidda; 2. From Riots to Designer Shoes: Tout ce quibrille/All that Glitters (2010) and Changing Representations of the Banlieue in French Cinema / Carrie Tarr; 3. Entering No-Go Areas: Suburbs in Contemporary German Literature / Caroline Merkel; 4. J.G.Ballard: The 'Seer of Shepperton' as the Seer of Suburbia / Jarrad Keyes -- Part II. The Past in its Place: 5. The Shifting Ground of Commemoration in Suburbia / Hannah Lewi and CarolineJordan; 6. The Future has Come and Gone: Managing Change in the Ageing Suburbs / Alan Mace; 7. Where the Heart Is: Cinema and Civic Life in Singapore / Gaik Cheng Khoo -- Part III. Aesthetics of Affect: 8 .'The Ssshh of Sprays On All the Little Lawns': Imagining the Post-War American Suburbs / Jo Gill; 9. 'Nothing Seemed Familiar, Yet Everything Was Very, Very Familiar': Rethinking Bill Owens's Suburbia / Bridget Gilman; 10. 'A More Interesting Surgery on the Suburbs': Richard Ford's Paean to theNew Jersey Periphery / Tim Foster, 11. Ordinary Geographies: Trajectories of Affectin the Work of Kathleen Stewart and D.J. Waldie / Neil Campbell -- PartI V. Suburban Communities and Cultural Production: 12. 'A Chicken Ain't Nothin' But a Bird': Animals, Suburbia and the Evolving Terrain of Production, Consumption,and Representation / Hugh Bartling; 13. Kvart KVART: Contemporary Art Activism in Suburban Split, Croatia / Dalibor Prančević; 14. 'MANS IS ON STAGE': Rappers as Disseminators of (Sub)urbanLanguage Varieties / Nichola Smalley; 15. The Goat Boy of Mount Seething: Heritage and Folklore in an English Suburb / Helen Wickstead.
Summary "Exploring fiction, film and art from across the USA, South America, Asia, Europe and Australia, New Suburban Stories brings together new research from leading international scholars to examine cultural representations of the suburbs, home to a rapidly increasing proportion of the world's population. Focussing in particular on works that challenge conventional attitudes to suburbia, the bookconsiders how suburban communities have taken control of their own representation to tell their own stories in contemporary novels, poetry, autobiography, cinema, social media and public art tell the story of how suburban communities have taken control of their own representation to tell their own stories in contemporary novels, poetry, autobiography, cinema, social media and public art"-- Provided by publisher.
"An international team of scholars explore representations of the suburbs in contemporary literature, film and culture"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Suburbs in mass media.
Suburbs in literature.
Suburbs in motion pictures.
Suburbs in art.
Related Names Dines, Martin, 1976-
Vermeulen, Timotheus.
ISBN 1472510933 Hardcover
9781472510938 Hardcover
9781472514882 (eBook (ePub))
1472514882 (eBook (ePub))
9781472510327 (eBook (PDF))
1472510321 (eBook (PDF))
Standard # 60001836178
OCLC number 851414242