Film, Mobility and Urban Space: A Cinematic Geography of Liverpool by Les RobertsFilm, Mobility and Urban Space: A Cinematic Geography of Liverpool by Les Roberts

Film, Mobility and Urban Space: A Cinematic Geography of Liverpool

byLes Roberts

Hardcover | March 15, 2012

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Reevaluating the significance of location in contemporary film practice and urban cultural theory, Film, Mobility and Urban Space explores the role of moving images in representations and perceptions of everyday urban landscapes. Les Roberts draws on over 1,700 films of Liverpool from 1897 to the present and combines critical spatial analysis, archival research, and qualitative methods to navigate the city’s cinematic geographies as mapped across a broad spectrum of film genres, including amateur film, travelogues, newsreels, promotional films, documentaries, and features.
Dr Les Roberts is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Liverpool. He is editor of Mapping Cultures: Place, Practice, Performance (Palgrave, forthcoming 2011); co-editor with Hazel Andrews of Liminal Landscapes: Travel, Experience, and Spaces In-between (Routledge, forthcoming 2011); and co-editor with Richard Koeck of The Ci...
Title:Film, Mobility and Urban Space: A Cinematic Geography of LiverpoolFormat:HardcoverDimensions:248 pages, 9.29 × 6.42 × 0.98 inPublished:March 15, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1846317576

ISBN - 13:9781846317576


Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface and Acknowledgements

1. Cinematic Geography: Mobilizing the Archive City
2. An Incriminated Medium? The City as Urban Spectacle
3. Cityscapes: Panoramas and the Mobile Gaze
4. City Limits: Crossing Boundaries of Place and Identity
5. Movie-mapping: Cinematographic Tourism and Place-marketing
6. World in One City: Travel, Globalization and Placeless Space
7. Cinematic Cartography: Mapping the Archive City