Spectacle and the City: Chinese Urbanities in Art and Popular Culture (Cities and Cultures 3)

Spectacle and the City: Chinese Urbanities in Art and Popular Culture (Cities and Cultures 3)

By: Jeroen de Kloet (editor), Lena Scheen (editor)Paperback

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Urban Studies

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Jeroen de Kloet is assistant professor at the Department of Media Studies of the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.|"https://shanghai.nyu.edu/academics/faculty/lena-scheen" target=" blank"> Lena Scheen is assistant professor/faculty fellow at New York University Shanghai (NYU Shanghai).

Contents

Acknowledgements [-][-]Introduction: Imagining Chinese Cities [-]JEROEN DE KLOET AND LENA SCHEEN[-]1 Speed and Spectacle in Chinese Cities [-]ACKBAR ABBAS[-]2 Planned Demimonde and its Aestheticisation in Singapore City [-]CHUA BENG HUAT[-]3 Coming of Age in RMB City [-]ROBIN VISSER[-]4 The Architecture of Utopia: From Rem Koolhaas' Scale Models to RMB City [-]YOMI BRAESTER[-]5 Fantasies of a Disappearing and Reappearing Chinese City [-]JEROEN DE KLOET[-]6 Tuning Urban China [-]JEROEN GROENEWEGEN[-]7 The City's (Dis)appearance in Propaganda [-]STEFAN LANDSBERGER[-]8 Claiming the Past, Presenting the Present, Selling the Future: Imagining a New Beijing, Great Olympics [-]GLADYS PAK LEI CHONG[-]9 Shanghai in Film and Literature: The Danger of Nostalgia [-]GREGORY BRACKEN[-]10 Nostalgia, Place, and Making Peace with Modernity in East Asia [-]MARGARET HILLENBRAND[-]11 Femme Fatales and Male Narcissists: Shanghai Spectacle Narrated,[-]Packaged and Sold [-]LENA SCHEEN[-]12 City Regeneration and Its Opposition [-]OU NING[-]13 Law, Embodiment, and the Case of -Harborcide [-]JOHN NGUYET ERNI

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  • Number Of Pages: 278
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