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The Resource Literary Brooklyn : the writers of Brooklyn and the story of American city life, Evan Hughes

Literary Brooklyn : the writers of Brooklyn and the story of American city life, Evan Hughes

Label
Literary Brooklyn : the writers of Brooklyn and the story of American city life
Title
Literary Brooklyn
Title remainder
the writers of Brooklyn and the story of American city life
Statement of responsibility
Evan Hughes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a literary history of Brooklyn that chronicles the New York City borough's literary origins while tracing its cultural beginnings in its regional literary traditions, citing the contributions of such major writers as Henry Miller, Thomas Wolfe, Richard Wright, and Truman Capote
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10015947
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hughes, Evan
Dewey number
810.9/974723
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS144.B76
LC item number
H84 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Authors, American
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • American literature
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the writers of Brooklyn and the story of American city life
Label
Literary Brooklyn : the writers of Brooklyn and the story of American city life, Evan Hughes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Holt Paperback."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
The grandfather of literary Brooklyn : Walt Whitman -- The street was everything : Henry Miller -- Out of the fray : Hart Crane and Marianne Moore -- A long way from New York : Thomas Wolfe -- The longest journey : Daniel Fuchs, Bernard Malamud, Alfred Kazin -- The great migration : Richard Wright -- The birth of Brooklyn cool : "February house" and Truman Capote -- The shadow of the war : William Styron and Sophie's choice -- Underground rumbles : Norman Mailer -- The postwar chill : Arthur Miller, Pete Hamill, Hubert Selby, Jr -- Into the thickets of urban crisis : Jonathan Lethem, L.J. Davis, Paula Fox -- A hint of things to come : Paul Auster, a renaissance in Fort Greene -- A literary capital : the Brooklyn of today
Control code
2011006652
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780805089868
Lccn
2011006652
Label
Literary Brooklyn : the writers of Brooklyn and the story of American city life, Evan Hughes
Publication
Note
"A Holt Paperback."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
The grandfather of literary Brooklyn : Walt Whitman -- The street was everything : Henry Miller -- Out of the fray : Hart Crane and Marianne Moore -- A long way from New York : Thomas Wolfe -- The longest journey : Daniel Fuchs, Bernard Malamud, Alfred Kazin -- The great migration : Richard Wright -- The birth of Brooklyn cool : "February house" and Truman Capote -- The shadow of the war : William Styron and Sophie's choice -- Underground rumbles : Norman Mailer -- The postwar chill : Arthur Miller, Pete Hamill, Hubert Selby, Jr -- Into the thickets of urban crisis : Jonathan Lethem, L.J. Davis, Paula Fox -- A hint of things to come : Paul Auster, a renaissance in Fort Greene -- A literary capital : the Brooklyn of today
Control code
2011006652
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780805089868
Lccn
2011006652

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