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Imagined Places

Author : Michael Pearson
ISBN : 0815606605
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Michael Pearson here writes about his travels to American places of literary import, including: William Faulkner's Mississippi; Ernest Hemingway's Key West; John Steinbeck's California; Mark Twain's Missouri; and Flannery O'Connor's Georgia.

Imagined Places

Author : Reginald Foakes
ISBN : 9781462839100
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In the twentieth century new modes of fast and cheap transport, especially the ocean liner, the car and the airplane, have transformed our way of life. The new mobility has made it possible for people to commute vast distances and move freely between places and countries to work and make a living. This book is concerned with the way Imagined Places in many parts of the world, as reconstructed in the memory, anchor the experiences that seem to shape the meaning of a life.

Atlas Of Imagined Places

Author : Matt Brown
ISBN : 9781849947428
Genre : Social Science
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WINNER, Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards 2022: Illustrated Travel Book of the Year. From Stephen King’s Salem’s Lot to the superhero land of Wakanda, from Lilliput of Gulliver's Travels to Springfield in The Simpsons, this is a wondrous atlas of imagined places around the world. Locations from film, tv, literature, myths, comics and video games are plotted in a series of beautiful vintage-looking maps. The maps feature fictional buildings, towns, cities and countries plus mountains and rivers, oceans and seas. Ever wondered where the Bates Motel was based? Or Bedford Falls in It's a Wonderful Life? The authors have taken years to research the likely geography of thousands of popular culture locations that have become almost real to us. Sometimes these are easy to work out, but other times a bit of detective work is needed and the authors have been those detectives. By looking at the maps, you'll find that the revolution at Animal Farm happened next to Winnie the Pooh's home. Each location has an an extended index entry plus coordinates so you can find it on the maps. Illuminating essays accompanying the maps give a great insight into the stories behind the imaginary places, from Harry Potter's wizardry to Stone Age Bedrock in the Flintstones. A stunning map collection of invented geography and topography drawn from the world’s imagination. Fascinating and beautiful, this is an essential book for any popular culture fan and map enthusiast.

Visualising Place Memory And The Imagined

Author : Sarah De Nardi
ISBN : 9781351684286
Genre : Science
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This book probes into how communities and social groups construct their understanding of the world through real and imagined experiences of place. The book seeks to connect the dots of the factual and the imaginary that form affective networks of identities, which help shape local memory and sense of self and community, as well as a sense of the past. It exploits the concept of make-believe spaces – in the environment, storytelling and mnemonic narratives – as a social framework that aligns and informs the everyday memory worlds of communities. Drawing upon fieldwork in cultural heritage, community archaeology, social history and conflict history and anthropology, this text offers a methodological framework within which social groups may position and enact the multiple senses of place and senses of the past inhabited and performed in different cultural contexts. This book serves to illustrate a useful visualisation methodology which can be used in participatory fieldwork and thus will be of interest to heritage specialists, ethnographers and cultural geographers and oral history practitioners who will particularly find the methodology cheap, easy to replicate and enjoyable for community-based projects.

Imagined Cities

Author : Robert Alter
ISBN : 9780300127072
Genre : Literary Criticism
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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 the twentieth. As new technologies and arrangements of public and private space changed the ways people experienced time and space, the urban panorama became less coherent—a metropolis defying traditional representation and definition, a vast jumble of shifting fragments and glimpses—and writers were compelled to create new methods for conveying the experience of the city.In a series of subtle and convincing interpretations of novels by Flaubert, Dickens, Bely, Woolf, Joyce, and Kafka, Alter reveals the ways the city entered the literary imagination. He shows how writers of diverse imaginative temperaments developed innovative techniques to represent shifts in modern consciousness. Writers sought more than a journalistic representation of city living, he argues, and to convey meaningfully the reality of the metropolis, the city had to be re-created or reimagined. His book probes the literary response to changing realities of the period and contributes significantly to our understanding of the history of the Western imagination.

Maps To Imaginary Places

Author : Lindsay Scaccia
ISBN : 9780557037025
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A Place I Imagine

Author : Lauren W.
ISBN : 9781493158003
Genre : Poetry
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A Place I Imagine is a book based on Dr. Suess stories. It is full of illustrations and includes several different rhyming words. Children can use a lot of imagination while reading!

Imagine A Place

Author : Jan Carpenter
ISBN : 9781681239422
Genre : Education
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Imagine a place where passion for learning, authentic connection with colleagues and community, and strengths-based middle grades education thrive. Imagine places of learning and inspiration for teachers, administrators, teacher educators, and teacher candidates. Imagine a Place: Stories From Middle Grades Educators, a new anthology of teacher-written narratives, focuses on educators’ stories that have the power to offer hope, ignite creativity, and provide practical ideas for middle grades teachers. Imagine a Place is filled with stories of joy, stories of relationships, and stories of finding the treasure in challenging situations that provide powerful insight into the world of teaching young adolescent learners. Along with teacher narratives, the editors of this book provide questions and exercises for thoughtful reflections on the themes and issues raised in each story as well as guidance for the reader to write his or her own account of their middle grades teaching experiences. We invite you to join these teachers in their classrooms as they reflect on their experiences with young adolescents in the place we call school.

Prayer In The City

Author : Patrick A. Desplat
ISBN : 9783839419458
Genre : Social Science
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This volume envisions social practices surrounding mosques, shrines and public spaces in urban contexts as a window on the diverse ways in which Muslims in different regional and historical settings imagine, experience, and inhabit places and spaces as »sacred«. Unlike most studies on Muslim communities, this volume focuses on cultural, material and sensuous practices and urban everyday experience. Drawing on a range of analytical perspectives, the contributions examine spatial practices in Muslim societies from an interdisciplinary perspective, an approach which has been widely neglected both in Islamic studies and social sciences.

The Cambridge World History

Author : Norman Yoffee
ISBN : 9780521190084
Genre : History
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The first book to compare the world's earliest cities, the history of research and meaning of early cities.

Mediated Geographies And Geographies Of Media

Author : Susan P. Mains
ISBN : 9789401799690
Genre : Social Science
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This is the first comprehensive volume to explore and engage with current trends in Geographies of Media research. It reviews how conceptualizations of mediated geographies have evolved. Followed by an examination of diverse media contexts and locales, the book illustrates key issues through the integration of theoretical and empirical case studies, and reflects on the future challenges and opportunities faced by scholars in this field. The contributions by an international team of experts in the field, address theoretical perspectives on mediated geographies, methodological challenges and opportunities posed by geographies of media, the role and significance of different media forms and organizations in relation to socio-spatial relations, the dynamism of media in local-global relations, and in-depth case studies of mediated locales. Given the theoretical and methodological diversity of this book, it will provide an important reference for geographers and other interdisciplinary scholars working in cultural and media studies, researchers in environmental studies, sociology, visual anthropology, new technologies, and political science, who seek to understand and explore the interconnections of media, space and place through the examples of specific practices and settings.

The Experiences Of Film Location Tourists

Author : Stefan Roesch
ISBN : 9781845411206
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book examines the on-site experiences of film-induced tourists at various film locations, including locations from The Lord of the Rings, Star Wars and The Sound of Music. The study attempts to understand the needs and wants of film location tourists and also examines how to use films for destination marketing.

Imagined Cities Of The East

Author : Michael Gilsenan
ISBN : UCAL:B4510127
Genre : Arab civilization
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The Principles Of Sociology

Author : Herbert Spencer
ISBN : UOM:39015026488026
Genre : Sociology
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An English Garner

Author : Edward Arber
Genre : English literature
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Author : Willobie his Avisa
ISBN : MSU:31293009812219
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Handbook Of Sports Studies

Author : Jay Coakley
ISBN : 9781446265055
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 90. 89 MB
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Now available in paperback, this vital handbook marks the development of sports studies as a major new discipline within the social sciences. Edited by the leading sociologist of sport, Eric Dunning, and Jay Coakley, author of the best selling textbook on sport in the USA, it both reflects and richly endorses this new found status. Key aspects of the Handbook include: an inventory of the principal achievements in the field; a guide to the chief conflicts and difficulties in the theory and research process; a rallying point for researchers who are established or new to the field, which sets the agenda for future developments; a resource book for teachers who wish to establish new curricula and develop courses and programmes in the area of sports studies. With an international and inter-disciplinary team of contributors the Handbook of Sports Studies is comprehensive in scope, relevant in content and far-reaching in its discussion of future prospect.

Carnivals And Commonplaces

Author : Michael V. Montgomery
ISBN : STANFORD:36105006061647
Genre : Drama
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The world of the Hollywood film has been thoroughly landscaped with familiar locales - from sitting rooms and staircases to castles, roads, small towns, and river idylls. In this book, Michael V. Montgomery invokes Bakhtin's work on the chronotope to demonstrate that some Hollywood locales have surprisingly ancient progenitors. He considers the hermeneutic functions of recognizable chronotopes in the film text and the central importance of the idyllic chronotope for political commentary. Dr. Montgomery also branches out from Bakhtin's discussion to consider recent locales that appear to be candidates for chronotopes: the picaresque highway of the 1960s, the troubled New York of the 1970s, and the shopping mall of the 1980s.

Man Environment Systems

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ISBN : UIUC:30112002956180
Genre : Architecture
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Reservation X

Author : Canadian Museum of Civilization
ISBN : UOM:39015048536653
Genre : Art
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Reservation X was the name of a stunning exhibition that opened in the First Peoples' Hall of the Canadian Museum of Civilization. It consisted of installations by seven of North America's foremost native artists: Mary Longman, Shelly Niro, Marianne Nicolson, C. Maxx Stevens, Nora Naranjo-Morse, Mateo Romero, and Jolene Rickard. The book includes 8 full pages of colour photographs of each artist's work, essays inspired by the thesis of the exhibition and illustrated with archival photos, critical biographies of the artists, and statements by and photos of the artists themselves. Both the exhibition and book explore the concept of community and the many contradictions and dislocations between life on and off the reserve.

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