Disappearing Shanghai: Photographs and Poems of an Intimate Way of Life Review Ø 7


Review Disappearing Shanghai: Photographs and Poems of an Intimate Way of Life

Disappearing Shanghai: Photographs and Poems of an Intimate Way of Life Review Ø 7 Ü ➱ [Read] ➬ Disappearing Shanghai: Photographs and Poems of an Intimate Way of Life By goproled.co.uk ➼ – Goproled.co.uk This book is a photographic exploration of life in the old and rapidOf the city that held sway throughout the th century and into the early years of the st century before yielding to the ambitious ongoing efforts at urban reconstruction Mr iu whose best known books are largely set in this old city where his protagonist Inspector Chen walks around in Shanghai Photographs and Poems of ePUB #229 investigations is suited like few others to Shanghai Photographs and ePUB #9734 provide a lyrical accompanying text whose p. The photos are uite interesting although there is a fair amount of repitition which could have been avoided The narrative is interesting although it could have been informative about what we are seeing rather than excerpting from the Chen Cao books

Disappearing Shanghai Photographs and Poems of an Intimate Way of LifeOf the city that held sway throughout the th century and into the early years of the st century before yielding to the ambitious ongoing efforts at urban reconstruction Mr iu whose best known books are largely set in this old city where his protagonist Inspector Chen walks around in Shanghai Photographs and Poems of ePUB #229 investigations is suited like few others to Shanghai Photographs and ePUB #9734 provide a lyrical accompanying text whose p. The photos are uite interesting although there is a fair amount of repitition which could have been avoided The narrative is interesting although it could have been informative about what we are seeing rather than excerpting from the Chen Cao books

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Disappearing Shanghai: Photographs and Poems of an Intimate Way of Life Î This book Photographs and PDF #8608 is a photographic exploration of life in the old and rapidly disappearing uarters of Shanghai with accompanying poems and essays by the author of fiction and poetry iu Xiaolong The photographs all taken in a documentary style over a period of five years represent an intimate and invaluable visual natural history of a way of life in the workers Disappearing Shanghai PDFEPUB or uarters and other central districts. Howard French's photos taken beginning in 2003 capture the disappearing Shanghai I came to know when I moved there to work in 1989 Small rooms with entire families living in them filled with everyday things turned into small treasures Calendars or advertisements on the wall to provide color The ever present TV And the alleys with men sitting always men And almost always smokingAnd yet many of these small rooms and barren alleys seem to hold life than the usually soulless buildings that are replacing them French's photographs in black & white which seems appropriate somehow take me back to those days in Shanghai and to the honor of being invited into someone's small home and given the feast of lifetime Although food is curiously absent from most of his picturesIf only iu Xiaolong's poems and prose could speak of those times in as concise and accurate a manner Or is it that as a non Chinese I saw things the same way French didMy wife who is Shanghainese said we should buy this book so our daughter will be able to see how people used to live It will serve that purpose well Free read Ï eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ó goproled.co.uk

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goproled.co.uk ó 7 Free download Urpose is to celebrate the life beauty and texture of this world before it has vanished altogether No photographer has pursued this subject with dedication and persistence than Mr French whose photographs of Shanghai have been exhibited on four continents Taken together the work of these two contributors offers compelling esthetics and lasting historical value for Shanghai Photographs and Poems of ePUB #229 lovers of Shanghai past present and futu. Beautiful photographs and accompanying poems Anyone who has seen firsthand the changes many Asian cities have undergone in the last 25 years will appreciate this attempt to preserve something of the old world