City at the Edge of Forever Los Angeles Reimagined by Peter Lunenfeld
epub | 14.47 MB | English | Author :Peter Lunenfeld | 2020


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An engaging account of the uniquely creative spirit and bustling cultural ecology of contemporary Los Angeles
What is it about Los Angeles since the end of the Second World War that has enabled it to become such a center of cultural and technological innovation? In City at the Edge of Forever, Peter Lunenfeld, a professor at UCLA and an award-winning cultural critic, constructs an urban portrait, layer by layer, from serendipitous affinities, historical anomalies, and uncanny correspondences. In its pages, modernist architecture and lifestyle capitalism come together via a surfer girl named Gidget; Walt Disney and Hugh Hefner are revealed to be the same person, albeit with different demographics; Joan Didion's yellow Corvette is the brainchild of a car-crazy Japanese-American kid interned at Manzanar; and the music of the Manson Family segues into the birth of sci-fi fandom.
One of the book's innovations is to brand Los Angeles as the alchemical city....

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