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Author Nava, Mica.

Title Visceral Cosmopolitanism : Gender, Culture and the Normalisation of Difference
Edition 1st ed
Published London Bloomsbury Publishing, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (222 pages)
Contents List of Figures -- Acknowledgements -- Part I Introduction -- 1 Cosmopolitanism, Everyday Culture and Structures of Feeling -- Part II Cosmopolitanism and Commercial Culture, 1910s-1920s -- 2 The Allure of Difference -- 3 The Big Shop Controversy -- Part III Difference and Desire in the 1930s-1940s -- 4 The Unconscious and Others -- 5 White Women and Black Men -- Part IV Cosmopolitanism in Postcolonial Britain -- 6 Thinking Internationally, Thinking Sexually -- 7 Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed -- Part V Conclusion: Actually Existing Cosmopolitanism -- 8 A Love Song to Our Mongrel Selves -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Films -- Index
Summary By looking at a range of texts, events and biographical narratives, this book traces cosmopolitanism from its marginal status at the beginning of the twentieth century to its relative normalisation. It offers an account of the uneven history of vernacular cosmopolitanism. Please note that images or diagrams have been excluded from this text due to copyright restrictions
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Subject City and town life -- England
Cosmopolitanism -- England
Cosmopolitanism -- Europe -- History
Cosmopolitanism -- History
Europe -- Moral conditions -- History
Modernism (Literature) -- Great Britain
Toleration -- Europe -- History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1847883435