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Unformatted text preview: city such as literature, movies, and artwork. Stevenson argues that all genres of art within the popular media, “ remain influential sources of images and ideas of urbanism and the urban landscape – they are intriguing markers of imagined urban cultures,” and have helped clarify personal meanings of modernity which are divided into the categories of ‘pro-urban’ and ‘anti-urban’, or the ‘inner city and the suburbs’. Lastly, cyberspace is argued to be the third representation of the city. Stevenson says, “cyberspace is frequently regarded as facilitating the development of new forms of community and social engagement, which are routed as being highly democratic and free of the limitations of physical space.” It is argued that cyberspace will eventually replace the actual urban spaces of town squares, libraries, museums, and schools....
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This essay was uploaded on 03/25/2008 for the course ANT 345C taught by Professor Johnhartigan during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas.
- Fall '07