The Resource Urban underworlds : a geography of twentieth-century American literature and culture, Thomas Heise, (electronic resource)

Urban underworlds : a geography of twentieth-century American literature and culture, Thomas Heise, (electronic resource)

Label
Urban underworlds : a geography of twentieth-century American literature and culture
Title
Urban underworlds
Title remainder
a geography of twentieth-century American literature and culture
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Heise
Creator
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heise, Thomas
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS228.S63
LC item number
H45 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
ebrary
Series statement
American literatures initiative
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Social classes in literature
  • Literature and society
  • Group identity in literature
  • Difference (Psychology) in literature
  • Place (Philosophy) in literature
Label
Urban underworlds : a geography of twentieth-century American literature and culture, Thomas Heise, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction. An overview and an underview: Uneven development and the social production of American underworlds -- Going down: Narratives of slumming in the ethnic underworlds of lower New York, 1890s-1910s -- Degenerate "Sex and the City": The underworlds of New York and Paris in the work of Djuna Barnes and Claude McKay, 1910s-1930s -- The black underground: Urban riots, the black underclass, and the work of Richard Wright and Ralph Ellison, 1940s-1950s -- Wasted dreams: John Rechy, Thomas Pynchon, and the underworlds of Los Angeles, 1960s -- White spaces and urban ruins: Postmodern geographies in Don DeLillo's underworld, 1950s-1990s
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 292 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)775302262
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10534357
Label
Urban underworlds : a geography of twentieth-century American literature and culture, Thomas Heise, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction. An overview and an underview: Uneven development and the social production of American underworlds -- Going down: Narratives of slumming in the ethnic underworlds of lower New York, 1890s-1910s -- Degenerate "Sex and the City": The underworlds of New York and Paris in the work of Djuna Barnes and Claude McKay, 1910s-1930s -- The black underground: Urban riots, the black underclass, and the work of Richard Wright and Ralph Ellison, 1940s-1950s -- Wasted dreams: John Rechy, Thomas Pynchon, and the underworlds of Los Angeles, 1960s -- White spaces and urban ruins: Postmodern geographies in Don DeLillo's underworld, 1950s-1990s
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 292 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)775302262
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10534357

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