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Broadway boogie woogie : Damon Runyon and the making of New York culture

Author: Daniel R Schwarz
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Palgrave Macmillan paperback edView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Damon Runyon; Damon Runyon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel R Schwarz
ISBN: 1403967318 9781403967312 0312239483 9780312239480
OCLC Number: 1080848975
Description: 352 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Abbreviations for Runyon references --
Introduction : Who was Damon Runyon? --
Runyon's New York : historical contexts and fictional universe --
Eyes and ears of the city : Runyon's collected journalism --
Runyon's trial reporting and the spectator culture --
Art and artistry of Runyon's fiction --
Genres of Runyon's fiction : Noir and sentiment in a male-dominated world --
Genres of Runyon's fiction : gangsters, gamblers, and boxers --
Genres of Runyon's later fiction : nicely-nicely, political satire, Ambrose Hammer, Miami noir, and wartime stories --
Turps : domesticity in Brooklyn.
Responsibility: by Daniel R. Schwarz.


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