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New York fictions : modernity, postmodernism, the new modern

Author: Peter Brooker
Publisher: London ; New York : Longman, 1996.
Series: Studies in twentieth-century literature (Longman (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study provides an interdisciplinary examination of contemporary American writing using the example of New York City. The book challenges the simplified view that postmodernism ended modernist  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brooker, Peter.
New York fictions.
London ; New York : Longman, 1996
(OCoLC)646942190
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Brooker
ISBN: 0582099552 9780582099555 0582099544 9780582099548
OCLC Number: 32970852
Credits: A Pearson Education print on demand edition.
Description: ix, 245 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction: 'Companion Cities Of The Other Side'. The city from London Bridge. The new modern --
2. City of Modernity. Signs of democracy: Whitman and Melville. Modernist, montage, Marxism: From Ezra Pound to John Dos Passos. Partisans, paranoids, paradoxes: From Brecht to Barthelme --
3. Fellow Modernists in Postmodern Times. What's Left? Old, New and postmodernist. Fredric Jameson's torn halves. Doctorow's difference --
4. New York Nowhere. Hard times, high times: the 1980s. The straits of postmodernism. Falling statues, Class and Colour Lines: Fictions of the '80s. No place like home: Paul Auster, Cristina Garcia, Aurora and Rosario Morales --
5. Jazz Records. Blackness and Bakhtin. Jazz with attitude: Claude McKay, E. L. Doctorow's Ragtime, Ishmael Reed's Mumbo Jumbo. Black and white notes: Toni Morrison's Jazz. Conclusion: Alphabet City. 'A' is for anarchism. Meet me in Tompkins Square: Jay McInerney's Brightness Falls and Don DeLillo's Mao II.
Series Title: Studies in twentieth-century literature (Longman (Firm))
Responsibility: Peter Brooker.

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