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Preface Introduction: the cinematic city and the quest for the modern 1 Industrial modernity: the flâneur and the tramp in the early twentieth century 2 Urbanizing modernity: the traditional cinematic small town 3 Orwellian modernity: utopia/dystopia and the city of the future past 4 Cynical modernity, or the modernity of cynicism 5 From postmodern condition to cinematic city 6 Voyeuristic modernity: the lens, the screen and the city 7 The city through different eyes: the modernity of the sophisticate and the misfit 8 An alternative modernity: race, ethnicity and the urban experience 9 Exurban postmodernity: utopia, simulacra and hyper-reality A final note Illustration credits and sources Selected bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Cities and towns in motion pictures.
City and town life in motion pictures.