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The Cultural Construction of London's East End [electronic resource] : Urban Iconography, Modernity and the Spatialisation of Englishness.

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9789042024540Series: Spatial Practices: An Interdisciplinary Series in Cultural History, Geography and Literature, 5Publication details: Amsterdam : Editions Rodopi, 2008.ISBN:
  • 9789401206242
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Cultural Construction of London's East End : Urban Iconography, Modernity and the Spatialisation of EnglishnessDDC classification:
  • 942.15
LOC classification:
  • PN1995.9.L57 N49 2008
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Contents:
The Cultural Construction of London's East End; CONTENTS; Acknowledgements; Introduction; I. Development; II. Apotheosis; III. The Breath of the East; IV. From Bauhaus to the Blitz and Beyond; V. After Ronan Point: Re-imagining the Territory; VI. Docklands: The Clearing of the Misery?; VII. After Empire: Tourism, Immigration and Colonisation; VIII. Neo-Victorian Urban Visions; Bibliography; Filmography; Index;
Summary: Paul Newland's illuminating study explores the ways in which London's East End has been constituted in a wide variety of texts - films, novels, poetry, television shows, newspapers and journals. Newland argues that an idea or image of the East End, which developed during the late nineteenth century, continues to function in the twenty-first century as an imaginative space in which continuing anxieties continue to be worked through concerning material progress and modernity, rationality and irrationality, ethnicity and 'Otherness', class and its related systems of behaviour. The Cultural Constr
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The Cultural Construction of London's East End; CONTENTS; Acknowledgements; Introduction; I. Development; II. Apotheosis; III. The Breath of the East; IV. From Bauhaus to the Blitz and Beyond; V. After Ronan Point: Re-imagining the Territory; VI. Docklands: The Clearing of the Misery?; VII. After Empire: Tourism, Immigration and Colonisation; VIII. Neo-Victorian Urban Visions; Bibliography; Filmography; Index;

Paul Newland's illuminating study explores the ways in which London's East End has been constituted in a wide variety of texts - films, novels, poetry, television shows, newspapers and journals. Newland argues that an idea or image of the East End, which developed during the late nineteenth century, continues to function in the twenty-first century as an imaginative space in which continuing anxieties continue to be worked through concerning material progress and modernity, rationality and irrationality, ethnicity and 'Otherness', class and its related systems of behaviour. The Cultural Constr