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Author Lindner, Christoph, 1971- author

Title Imagining New York City : literature, urbanism, and the visual arts, 1890-1940 / Christoph Lindner
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Summary Using examples from architecture, film, literature and the visual arts, this wide-ranging book examines the place and significance of New York City in the urban imaginary between 1890 and 1940. In particular, 'Imagining New York City' considers how and why certain city spaces - such as the skyline, the sidewalk, the slum and the subway - have come to emblematize key aspects of the modern urban condition
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject City and town life -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Space (Architecture) -- Social aspects -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Public spaces -- Social aspects -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Buildings -- Social aspects -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Sidewalks -- Social aspects -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Social change -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions.
New York (N.Y.) -- In motion pictures.
New York (N.Y.) -- In literature
New York (N.Y.) -- In art
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780190226350 (ebook)