Journal article

Cities in the city: Street art, enchantment, and the urban commons

A Young

Law & Literature | Routledge | Published : 2014

Abstract

© 2014 The Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University. All rights reserved. Cities are sites of cultural and aesthetic production engaged in a continual process through which human subjects refine the images of the spaces in which everyday life takes place. Dominant approaches to legal governance in the city construct it as a "legislated city" or "lawscape," but this is not the only manner in which the city can be conceptualized and experienced. A number of artistic, social, and literary interventions suggest the possibility of "uncommissioned" cities existing in tandem with the conventionally legislated city. This article examines the conceptualization of the city underlying the novel The ..

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