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Author Watson, Jini Kim, 1973-
Title The new Asian city [electronic resource] : three-dimensional fictions of space and urban form / Jini Kim Watson.
Publication Info. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2011.
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Description 311 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the production of space in Singapore, Seoul, and Taipei -- Part I. Colonial cities: imagining the colonial city; orphans of Asia: modernity and colonial literature; export production and the blank slate -- Part II. Postwar urbanism: narratives of human growth versus urban renewal; the disappearing woman, interiority, and private space; roads, railways, and bridges: arteries of the nation -- Part III. Industrializing landscapes: the way ahead: the politics and poetics of Singapore's developmental landscape; mobility and migration in Taiwanese new cinema; the redemptive realism of Korean Minjung literature -- Conclusion. Too late, too soon: globalization and new Asian cities.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject East Asian fiction -- History and criticism.
Cities and towns in literature.
Urbanization in literature.
Space in literature.
Urbanization -- East Asia -- History.
Cities and towns -- East Asia -- Growth -- History.
Added Author ebrary, Inc.
ISBN 9780816675722 (hc alk. paper)
9780816675739 (pbk. alk. paper)
9780816678792 (e-book)
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