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Robinson is commissioned to investigate the unspecified "problem of England." The narrator describes his seven excursions, with the unseen Robinson, around the country. They mainly concentrate on ports, power stations, prisons, and manufacturing plants, but they also bring in various literary connections, as well as a few conventional landscapes. Written by Will Gilbert

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Quoted texts include: Chapter 23 of 'The Revolution of Everyday Life' by Raoul Vaneigem in 'Leaving the 20th Century'; translated and edited by Christopher Gray; published by Free Fall Publications. 'The Production of Space' by Henri Lefebvre; translated by Donald Nicholson-Smith; published by Blackwell. 'The Adventure of the Copper Beeches' by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 'Seaports' in Paris Spleen by Charles Baudelaire; translated by Louise Varese; published by New Directions. 'Capitalism, Culture and Decline in Britain 1750-1990' by W.D. Rubinstein; published by Routledge. 'Space, Place and Gender' by Doreen Massey; published by Polity Press. 'Wartime, "genius" honoured at last' by David Ward; in The Guardian on 13 December 1994 'Laughter' by Henri Bergson as quoted in 'The Postcards from Utopia' by Stanislaw Czekalski in Umeni 1-2 XLIII/1995 published by UDU AVC Prague 'The Life of the Automobile' by Ilya Ehrenburg; translated by Joachim Neugroschel; published by Pluto Press; Translation Urizen Books See more »

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Boring in a few places, much like England
12 March 1999 | by (Manchester, England) – See all my reviews

So many still shots the few pans really impress. Shows lots of movement taken from the real world. Surprisingly, the pace does not seem excessively slow. Very witty narration.


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