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Author Rotella, Carlo, 1964-

Title October cities [electronic resource] : the redevelopment of urban literature / Carlo Rotella.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1998.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 358 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series [NetLibrary]
[EBSCO eBook Collection]
EBSCO eBook Collection.
Note Based on the author's thesis.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-352) and index.
Contents Exposition: the story of decline -- The old neighborhood: industrial Chicago and its literatures -- Closing time: The man with the golden arm -- After the end: the story of decline as act one -- Exposition: South Street and the neighborhood novel -- Urban village and black metropolis: John Fury and South Street -- The literature of postindustrial South Street -- Exposition: that separate world -- Violence, the second ghetto, and the logic of urban crisis -- Checkpoint Frederick Douglass: Warren Miller and the boundaries of the ghetto -- The box of groceries and the omnibus tour: Manchild in the promised land -- The war of position.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
City and town life in literature.
Cities and towns in literature.
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Rotella, Carlo, 1964- October cities. Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1998 0520207637 (DLC) 97027980 (OCoLC)37261052
ISBN 9780520920101 (electronic bk.)
0520920104 (electronic bk.)
0585057346 (electronic bk.)
9780585057347 (electronic bk.)
9780520207639 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520207637 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520211445 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0520211448 (pbk. : alk. paper)