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

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

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
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heise, Thomas
Dewey number
810.9/355
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS228.S63
LC item number
H45 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
American Literatures Initiative
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"American Literatures Initiative"--T.p. verso
Bar code
31223098549224
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 292 p.
Isbn
9780813547855
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010004657
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 527702683
  • (OCoLC)527702683
Label
Urban underworlds : a geography of twentieth-century American literature and culture, Thomas Heise
Publication
Note
"American Literatures Initiative"--T.p. verso
Bar code
31223098549224
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 292 p.
Isbn
9780813547855
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010004657
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 527702683
  • (OCoLC)527702683

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