Title: Failure in the frostbelt : the city in winter / by Andriko John Lozowy.
Authors: Lozowy, Andriko John
Keywords: Cities and towns in literature;Snow - Sociological aspects;Cities and towns in art;Winter culture;Thunder Bay (Ontario)
Issue Date: 2007
Abstract: "The result of a culture rigidly atomized by individual autonomy has meant that even winter’s icy chill has not prompted a spirit of collective gathering amongst citizens. Instead, the contemporary urban winter is marked as a repeatedly failed attempt at obliterating a fear of death. The chapters that follow depict an unbridled, poetico-sociological rendering of four common winter forms or objects; the themes of failure and death have become underpaintings upon which all else has taken shape. ... In terms of a structure of analysis 1 have employed a loose ethnographic model upon which to build an interpretive understanding of the urban winter."--Introduction
URI: http://knowledgecommons.lakeheadu.ca/handle/2453/3830
metadata.etd.degree.discipline: Sociology
metadata.etd.degree.name: M.A.
metadata.etd.degree.level: Master
metadata.dc.contributor.advisor: Genosko, Gary
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