The cultural construction of London"s East End urban iconography, modernity and the spatialisation of Englishness by Newland, Paul Dr

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StatementPaul Newland
SeriesSpatial practices -- 5
Contributionsebrary, Inc
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.L57 N49 2008eb
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL25567835M
ISBN 109042024542
ISBN 109789042024540

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The East End lies east of the Roman and medieval walls of the City of London and north of the River Thames. Aldgate Pump, on the edge of the City, is regarded as the symbolic start of the East the river, Tower Bridge is also sometimes described in these terms.

Beyond these reference points, the East End has no official or generally accepted boundaries; views vary as to how much of wider.

Home / Journal of British Cinema and Television / List of Issues / Volume 6, Issue 3 / Paul Newland, The Cultural Construction of London's East End: Urban Iconography, Modernity and the Spatialisation of Englishness (Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, ), pp.14 Author: Michael Riding.

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Get this from a library. The cultural construction of London's East End: urban iconography, modernity and the spatialisation of Englishness. [Paul Newland, (Lecturer in film studies)] -- Paul Newland's illuminating study explores the ways in which London's East End has been constituted in a wide variety of texts - films, novels, poetry, television shows, newspapers and journals.

The East End of London in popular culture covers aspects of popular culture within the area of the East End of area is roughly that covered by the modern London Borough of Tower Hamlets, and parts of the south of the London Borough of Hackney.

The East End has been the subject of parliamentary commissions and other examinations of social conditions since the 19th century, as. Brodie’s focus is East End politics between the Home Rule crisis and the First World War, and his principal target is the historiography of East End Conservatism.

He convincingly demolishes accepted explanations linking Conservative political strength in the East End to extreme poverty, casual labour, protectionism and anti-alien sentiment.

One of this neighborhood’s rare yet thriving cultural centers is doomed by the East End’s lucky Olympic break. Within a year, it could be gone, if things go according to plan. By the time I reach the Bow area, to the west of the Olympic Park, and come to the Roman Road, with its greasy-spoon cafés, racks of “thermal bloomers,” and real.

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From the early years of the nineteenth century, cultural pessimists imagined in fiction the political forces that might bring about the destruction of London. Periods of popular protest or radicalism have generated novels that consider the methods insurgents might use to terrorise the metropolis.

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