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Performing cities / edited by Nicolas Whybrow.
Contributor(s): Whybrow, Nicolas [editor.].Material type: BookPublisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014Copyright date: ��2014Description: xvi, 254 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781137032522 (hardback); 1137032529 (hardback).Subject(s): Theaters -- Stage-setting and scenery -- Philosophy | Place (Philosophy) in literature | Cities and towns in literatureDDC classification: 792.01 WHY
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Writing Performing cities : an introduction / Nicolas Whybrow -- Performing Palermo : protests against forgetting / David Williams -- Sprawled, distracted and trembling : performing LA / Sue-Ellen Case -- Performing Paris : an ecography of meridians and atmospheres / Carl Lavery -- Performing Chicago : seven demolitions / Matthew Goulish -- Performing Cape Town : an epidemiological study in three acts / Mark Fleishman and Jay Pather -- Performing Cardiff : six approaches to a city and its performance pasts / Mike Pearson and Heike Roms -- Performing Sydney : inhabiting the edge / Gay McAuley -- Performing Toronto : enacting creative labour in the neoliberal city / Laura Levin -- Performing Singapore : city/state / Paul Rae -- Performing Belgrade : itineraries of belonging / Silvija Jestrovi�� -- Performing Jerusalem : religious, historical, ideological and political scenarios, and some personal one / Freddie Rokem -- Performing Bogot�� : memories of an urban bombing / Mar��a Estrada-Fuentes.
The aim of this book is to explore a range of approaches to writing about urban space from the point of view of performance studies. Each contribution examines performances occurring in a particular city and the city itself as performance.