The Dissolution of Place: Architecture, Identity, and the Body

The Dissolution of Place: Architecture, Identity, and the Body

by Shelton Waldrep

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317035466
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/16/2016
Series: Ashgate Studies in Architecture
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 244
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Shelton Waldrep is Professor of English at the University of Southern Maine, USA.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface: letter from Portland, Maine; Introduction; The architectonics of post/modernist space; The global theme park: Disney in the world; The architecture of time: postmodern casinos in Las Vegas; In Her Majesty’s secret closet: Bond’s body; Reverse empire: architecture in Native American casinos; Philip Johnson and the architecture of the body; Bodies in space: architecture and the films of Stanley Kubrick; Coda: virtual communities; Bibliography; Index.

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