Space in America: Theory - History - Culture

Space in America: Theory - History - Culture

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789042018761
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/28/2005
Series: Architecture - Technology - Culture Series , #1
Pages: 588
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.90(d)

Table of Contents

Klaus BENESCH: Concepts of Space in American Culture: An Introduction
Theory
Winfried FLUCK: Imaginary Space; Or, Space as Aesthetic Object
Lothar HÖNNIGHAUSEN: Where Are We? Some Methodological Reflections on Space, Place, and Postmodern Reality
Jochen ACHILLES: The Subject-Object Paradigm: Conflict and Convergence in Theories of Landscape, Consciousness, and Technoscape since Emerson and Thoreau
Hanjo BERRESSEM: Multiplicity: Foldings in Architectural and Literary Landscapes
Sabine SIELKE: Between, Beyond, Elsewhere: Mapping the Zones and Borderlands of Critical Discourse
Landscape/Nature
David E. Nye: Foundational Space, Technological Narrative
Robin Morris COLLIN and Robert W. COLLIN: Waste and Race: An Introduction to Sustainability and Equity
Hellmut FRÖHLICH: The Cultural Spaces of Southern California: From Colonial Conquest to Postborder Region
Kirk A. HOPPE: Simulated Safaris: Reading African Landscapes in the U.S.
Gerd HURM: Water and the land's disease: Poetics and Politics of Muriel Rukeyser's The Book of the Dead
Technoscape/Architecture/Urban Utopia
Klaus BENESCH: A Brief Introduction to Architectural Body by Madeline Gins and Arakawa
Madeline GINS and ARAKAWA: The Architectural Body–Landing Sites
Florian Rötzer: Urban Exodus? The Future of the City
Astrid BÖGER: Envisioning Progress at Chicago's White City
Tracey Jean BOISSEAU: Where Every Woman May Be a Queen: Gender, Politics, and Visual Space at the Chicago World's Fair, 1893
Literature
Joseph C. SCHÖPP: Charles Sealsfield's and Ferdinand Kürnberger's Spatial Constructions of America
Heike SCHÄFER: Man Is Not Himself Only: Senses of Place in American Nature Writing
Ulfried REICHARDT: Interior and Exterior Spaces: Versions of the Self in the American Novel around 1900
Florian DOMBOIS: Moving Earth: On Earthquakes and American Culture in Arthur C. Clarke's SF-Novel Richter 10
Ruth MAYER: 'Just Driving': Contemporary Road Novels and the Triviality of the Outlaw Existence
Brigitte GEORGI-FINDLAY: Sites of Community, Sites of Contest: The Formation of Urban Space in the American West
Elisabeth SCHÄFER-WÜNSCHE: Borders and Catastrophes: T.C. Boyle's Californian Ecology
Performance/Film/Visual Arts
Kerstin SCHMIDT: Theatrical Space and Mediatized Culture: John Jesurun's Pieces in Spaces
Martina LEEKER: Dancing the Digital: American and European Visions of Digital Bodies in Digital Spaces
Julia KURSELL and Armin SCHÄFER: Slow Spaces. Remarks on the Music of John Cage
Geneviève FABRE: African-American Contestations of Public and Ceremonial Space during the Civil War: Freedom Jubilees, 1861-1865
Michel FABRE: The Ring and the Stage: African Americans in Parisian Public and Imaginary Space before World War I
Berndt OSTENDORF: Belizaire the Cajun and the Post-CODOFIL Renaissance of Cajun Cultural Capital and Space
Paul NEUBAUER: Brooklyn Bridge: Sign and Symbol in the Works of Hart Crane and Joseph Stella
Karsten FITZ: Contested Space: Washington Crossing the Delaware as a Site of American Cultural Memory
Contributors
Illustrations

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