Suburbianation: Reading Suburban Landscape in Twentieth Century American Fiction and Film

  title={Suburbianation: Reading Suburban Landscape in Twentieth Century American Fiction and Film},
  author={Robert Beuka},
In the years following the end of World War Q, a new kind of landscape emerged in the United States, one that would immeasurably alter the way Americans think about place. Critics and commentators greeted the emergence of the environment we know as “suburbia” with a mixed reaction: for some, the suburbs represented the material embodiment of the “American Dream”: for others, architectural and environmental homogeneity marked the new suburbs as an alienating, even dangerous terrain. In the half… Expand
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