Fictions of the City: Class, Culture and Mass Housing in London and Paris

Fictions of the City: Class, Culture and Mass Housing in London and Paris

by Matthew Taunton

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349368266
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 09/29/2009
Series: Language, Discourse, Society
Edition description: 1st ed. 2009
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

MATTHEW TAUNTONhas taught at University College London, Birkbeck College, Goldsmiths College, Central St Martins and the Open University, UK. His research interests lie in British and French literature from the nineteenth century to the present, urban studies, media history and film. His journalism appears in the New Statesman and the Times Literary Supplement.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Introduction Haussman's Paris and the Immeuble The London Suburbs The Rise of the Parisian Banlieue The London Council Estate Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index

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