Public Speaking In The City: Debating and Shaping the Urban Experience

Hardcover | September 15, 2009

byJanet Stewart

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Providing a compelling analysis of debates in and about the modern city, this book draws upon architecture, history, literary studies, new media and sociology to explore the multiple connections between location, speech and the emerging modern metropolis. It concludes by reflecting on public speaking in the construction of the virtual city.

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Providing a compelling analysis of debates in and about the modern city, this book draws upon architecture, history, literary studies, new media and sociology to explore the multiple connections between location, speech and the emerging modern metropolis. It concludes by reflecting on public speaking in the construction of the virtual ...

JANET STEWART directs the Visual Culture Masters Programme at the University of Aberdeen, UK, where she also teaches Comparative Literature and German, and contributes to the Centre for Modern Thought. She is the author of the acclaimed monograph Fashioning Vienna: Adolf Looss Cultural Criticism.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 8.61 × 5.58 × 0.7 inPublished:September 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230218091

ISBN - 13:9780230218093

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Table of Contents

Contents * List of figures * Introduction: Public Speaking in the Modern City * Look Whos Talking
* Architects and the Urban Public * Appearing in Public * Locating the Voices * Epilogue: Public Speaking and the City of the Future * Notes * Bibliography