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Ameel, Lieven

Literary Second Cities

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Table of contents

Part I. Defining the Second City

1. The Second City in Literary Urban Studies: Methods, Approaches, Key Thematics
Jason Finch, Lieven Ameel, Markku Salmela

2. World Cities and Second Cities: Imagining Growth and Hybridity in Modern Literature
Bart Keunen

Part II. In the Shadow of the Alpha City

3. Comic Novel‚ City Novel: David Lodge and Jonathan Coe Reinterpreted by Birmingham
Jason Finch

4. “A Sort of Second London in Every Thing but Vitiousness”: Bristol in Eighteenth-Century Poetry, 1700–1750
Adam Borch

5. Cities Within a Second City: The Case of Literary Tartu
Mart Velsker, Ene-Reet Soovik

6. Still Learning from Las Vegas: Imagining America’s Urban Other
Markku Salmela

Part III. Frontier Second Cities

7. The Capital of Otherness: A Geocritical Exploration of Diyarbakır, Turkey
Francesco Marilungo

8. Narva: A Literary Border Town
Elle-Mari Talivee

Part IV. The Diffuse Second City

9. Riku Korhonen’s Kahden ja Yhden Yön Tarinoita as Reflection on the Suburban Fragmentation of Community
Lieven Ameel, Tuomas Juntunen

10. “Away from Here to Tjottahejti”: Spatial and Sexual (Re-)Orientation in Places of Secondariness in Contemporary Swedish Fiction
Sophie Wennerscheid

11. Moving Beyond Venice: Literary Landscapes of Movement in Northern Italy’s “Diffused City”
Giada Peterle

Keywords: Literature, Contemporary Literature, Literary Theory, Urban Geography / Urbanism (inc. megacities, cities, towns), Urban Studies/Sociology

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319627199
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-62718-2

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