Novel Destinations: Dunedin City of Literature - Best seller, or write off?
|dc.contributor.author||Lowe, Emma Louise|
|dc.identifier.citation||Lowe, E. L. (2014). Novel Destinations: Dunedin City of Literature - Best seller, or write off? (Thesis, Master of Tourism). University of Otago. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/5076||en|
|dc.description.abstract||The literary city is by no means a new concept, but is evident throughout history. As a social construct it has provided a stage upon which literature has been performed for generations, with tourism offering a launch pad upon which many cities today define themselves. In 2004, UNESCO launched the Creative Cities Network, within which the City of Literature would allow cities with a literary pedigree to harness its strengths amongst other similar cities worldwide. In doing so, it was suggested that creative tourism would be generated, adding a new creative element to the traditional concept of literary tourism. This research investigates the role literary tourism plays in defining the city space by employing a qualitative, epistemological technique, through which a series of thirteen interviews with professional stakeholders from Dunedin, seeking to respond to the statement “Dunedin: City of Literature, Best seller, or writer off?”|
|dc.publisher||University of Otago|
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|dc.subject||City of Literature|
|dc.subject||Creative Cities Network|
|dc.title||Novel Destinations: Dunedin City of Literature - Best seller, or write off?|
|thesis.degree.name||Master of Tourism|
|thesis.degree.grantor||University of Otago|
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