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The Resource The sprawl : reconsidering the weird American suburbs, Jason Diamond

The sprawl : reconsidering the weird American suburbs, Jason Diamond

Label
The sprawl : reconsidering the weird American suburbs
Title
The sprawl
Title remainder
reconsidering the weird American suburbs
Statement of responsibility
Jason Diamond
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"For decades the suburbs have been where art happens "despite": despite the conformity, the emptiness, the sameness. The familiar story is one of gems formed under pressure, creative transcendence fueled by suburban resentment. But what if the suburb has actually been an incubator for distinctly American art, as positively and as surely as in any other cultural hothouse? Mixing personal experience, cultural reportage, and history while rejecting clichés and pieties, these essays stretch across the country in an effort to show that this uniquely American milieu deserves another look"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Diamond, Jason
Dewey number
307.740973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Suburban life
  • Suburbs
Target audience
adult
Label
The sprawl : reconsidering the weird American suburbs, Jason Diamond
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
We were promised hoverboards -- If you build it, he will come -- Not allowed -- Life on Mars -- Monsters, mad men, and the mundane -- What's reality, anyway? -- Mousepacks -- In the garage -- Mondo-condo-shopping-mall-hell -- The battle for the soul of Nod Road -- Go back to the suburbs
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xviii, 238 pages
Isbn
9781566895828
Lccn
2020015243
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40030102720
System control number
  • on1158503630
  • 710272
  • (OCoLC)1158503630
Label
The sprawl : reconsidering the weird American suburbs, Jason Diamond
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
We were promised hoverboards -- If you build it, he will come -- Not allowed -- Life on Mars -- Monsters, mad men, and the mundane -- What's reality, anyway? -- Mousepacks -- In the garage -- Mondo-condo-shopping-mall-hell -- The battle for the soul of Nod Road -- Go back to the suburbs
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xviii, 238 pages
Isbn
9781566895828
Lccn
2020015243
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40030102720
System control number
  • on1158503630
  • 710272
  • (OCoLC)1158503630

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