Kitsch Geographies and the Everyday Spaces of Social Memory

@article{Atkinson2007KitschGA,
  title={Kitsch Geographies and the Everyday Spaces of Social Memory},
  author={David Atkinson},
  journal={Environment and Planning A},
  year={2007},
  volume={39},
  pages={521 - 540}
}
Given recent developments in retheorising the spatialities of memory, in this study I move beyond established foci upon monuments and fixed sites of memory to consider some of the more ordinary places where memory erupts. In contrast to the high-profile, waterfront regeneration projects that often draw academic attention, I focus upon one of the more routine docklands that are less regularly analysed—namely ‘Victoria Dock Village’ in Hull. I discuss the ways a maritime-heritage aesthetic was… Expand

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