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Title Slumming in New York : from the waterfront to mythic Harlem / Robert M. Dowling.
Author Dowling, Robert M., 1970-
Publication Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2007]
Copyright date ©2007
Description ix, 200 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Call # 813.009 D
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-190) and index.
Contents "Under the bridge and beyond" : Helen Campbell, Jerry McAuley, and Ernest Poole on the East Side waterfront -- A culture of contradictions : Walt Whitman, Stephen Crane, and the transformation of the Bowery -- Marginal men in Black bohemia : Paul Laurence Dunbar and James Weldon Johnson in the Tenderloin -- Realism in the ghetto : Jacob Riis, Hutchins Hapgood, and Abraham Cahan on the Lower East Side -- "Nigger heaven" : Carl Van Vechten, Claude Mckay, and the construction of mythic Harlem -- Epilogue : The city turned inside out.
Subject American fiction -- New York (State) -- New York -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
New York (N.Y.) -- In literature.
New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions.
Slums in literature.
Outsiders in literature.
Immigrants in literature.
Literature and society -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
Literature and society -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 0252031946 (acid-free paper) :
9780252031946 (acid-free paper)

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