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Author Hughes, Evan, 1975-

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

Publ Info New York : Henry Holt & Co., 2011
Edition First edition
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  PS144.B76 H84 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 337 pages ; 21 cm
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Note "A Holt Paperback."
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
LC subject Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- New York (State) -- New York
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- In literature
American literature -- New York (State) -- New York -- History and criticism
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Intellectual life
ISBN 9780805089868
0805089861