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Berlin's Culturescape in the Twentieth Century

Berlin's Culturescape in the Twentieth Century

Edited by Thomas Bredohl, & Michael Zimmermann
Category Essays
Series UR
Paperback : 9780889772243, 274 pages, January 2008

Description

Berlin's Culturescape in the Twentieth Century reflects the many facets of Berlin's unique development as a cultural metropolis. At the centre of this compilation of essays is the notion of culturescape as a concept that describes the cultural expressions and identities that occur within a given urban space. From industrialization and modernization to division and subsequent reunification, Berlin has been the flashpoint of German history and culture. This bilingual volume (five German chapters and seven English chapters) provides a discourse that examines expressions of the city's literature, film, and fashion.