The urban lifeworld /

The urban lifeworld / Urban life world edited by Peter Madsen and Richard Plunz. - London ; New York : Routledge, 2002. - 1 online resource (viii, 390 pages) : illustrations

Includes bibliographical references and index.

City:culture:nature : the New York wilderness and the urban sublime / Richard Plunz -- Framing the urban development : choices : policies, planners, market, participation / Peder Boas Jensen -- The layered city / Peter Marcuse -- Copenhagen : formation, change and urban life / Jens Kvorning -- Spotting modern Copenhagen / Helle B√łgelund-Hansen, Birgitte Darger, and Hans Ovesen -- Midtown Manhattan at midcentury : Lever House and the international style in the city / Joan Ockman -- Permeable boundaries : domesticity in post-war New York / Gwendolyn Wright -- The machine in the city : phenomenology and everyday life in New York / Grahame Shane -- Imaging New York : representations and perceptions of the city / Andrea Kahn -- Four ways of overlooking Copenhagen in Steen Eiler Rasmussen / Henrik Reeh -- The Ashcan artists : journalism, art and metropolitan life / Robert W. Snyder -- Imagined urbanity : novelistic representations of Copenhagen / Peter Madsen -- Urban life as entertainment : New York and Copenhagen in the mid-nineteenth century / Martin Zerlang -- The double erasure of Times Square / M. Christine Boyer -- The musical (theater) as equipment for urban living / Michael Eigtved --Jenny Holzer and Barbara Kruger at Times Square / Anne Ring Petersen.

Urban conditions are crucial to our experience of modernity, and, as reflected by art, literature and popular culture, have influenced contemporary ideas of what urban life is about.The Urban Lifeworld contributes to our understanding of the cultural role of cities by offering new insight into the analysis of urban experience. Two exceptional cities, New York and Copenhagen, are the focus of this exploration of cultural representations of urban life, which investigates the contrasts between perceptions and formation of the urban lifeworld.Integrating sociological, aesthetic a.

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City and town life.
City and town life in art.
City and town life in literature.
Intellectual life.
Popular culture.
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Sociology--Urban.
City and town life.
City and town life in art.
City and town life in literature.
Intellectual life.
Popular culture.
Communities - Urban Groups.
Sociology & Social History.
Social Sciences.


New York (N.Y.)
Copenhagen (Denmark)
Denmark--Copenhagen.
New York (State)--New York.


Electronic books.
Electronic books.

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