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Imagined cities

urban experience and the language of the novel

by Robert Alter

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • European fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Cities and towns in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert Alter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3352.C5 A48 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 175 p. :
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3299161M
    ISBN 100300108028
    LC Control Number2004026801

    Book Overview In Imagined Cities, Robert Alter traces the arc of literary development triggered by the runaway growth of urban centers from the early nineteenth century through the first two decades of . In his Preface to the Second Edition of Imagined Communities, Anderson cites the following as important texts appearing in the twelve years after his book’s initial publication: “J. A. Armstrong’s Nations Before Nationalism (), John Breuilly’s Nationalism and the State (), Ernest Gellner’s Nations and Nationalism (

    Get this from a library! Imagined cities: urban experience and the language of the novel. [Robert Alter] -- A literary investigation of how the modern metropolis--intoxicating, disturbing, powerful--changed perceptions and irrevocably altered the Western imagination. Alter traces the arc of literary. Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this Imagined Cities study guide and get instant access to the following. Analysis; You'll also get access to more t

      Imagined Theatres collects theoretical dramas written by some of the leading scholars and artists of the contemporary stage. These dialogues, prose poems, and microfictions describe imaginary performance events that explore what might be possible and impossible in the theatre. Each scenario is mirrored by a brief accompanying reflection, asking what they might mean for our thinking . In his preface to Imagined Cities, Robert Alter gives the reader fair warning about what his book will and will not deliver. Alter is not interested in the "material realities" of the city, or "how the novel 'represents' or 'reflects' the reality of the city," thus sweeping aside Marxist and New Historicist approaches. Instead, he wants to explore how the "experimental realism" practiced by.


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