The Resource Italo Calvino's architecture of lightness : the utopian imagination in an age of urban crisis, Letizia Modena

Italo Calvino's architecture of lightness : the utopian imagination in an age of urban crisis, Letizia Modena

Label
Italo Calvino's architecture of lightness : the utopian imagination in an age of urban crisis
Title
Italo Calvino's architecture of lightness
Title remainder
the utopian imagination in an age of urban crisis
Statement of responsibility
Letizia Modena
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This study recovers Italo Calvino's central place in a lost history of interdisciplinary thought, politics, and literary philosophy in the 1960s. Drawing on his letters, essays, critical reviews, and fiction, as well as a wide range of works -- primarily urban planning and design theory and history -- circulating among his primary interlocutors, this book takes as its point of departure a sweeping reinterpretation of Invisible Cities. Passages from Calvino's most famous novel routinely appear as aphorisms in calendars, posters, and the popular literature of inspiration and self-help, redu
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
853/.914
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PQ4809.A45
LC item number
Z7868 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge studies in twentieth-century literature
Series volume
17
Label
Italo Calvino's architecture of lightness : the utopian imagination in an age of urban crisis, Letizia Modena
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The inner city of the imagination: utopia and the ethical charge of fiction -- Retroterra: urban planners, architects, and the city in crisis -- Memos for the city of the next millennium: invisible cities as embodiment of urban renewal -- Architectures of lightness
Control code
ocn730503179
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 267 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203817643
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36986938
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)730503179
  • taylor0203817648

Library Locations

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