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Cover of: Literary Brooklyn by Evan Hughes
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Cover of: Literary Brooklyn by Evan Hughes

Literary Brooklyn
the Writers of Brooklyn and the Story of American City Life
1st ed.

Published by Holt Paperbacks in New York .
Written in English.

Table of 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.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.


Dewey Decimal Class 810.9/974723
Library of Congress PS144.B76 H84 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library OL24827196M
ISBN 13 9780805089868
LC Control Number 2011006652


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