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Literature & the urban experience : essays on the city and literature / edited by Michael C. Jaye and Ann Chalmers Watts.

Contributor(s): Jaye, Michael C, 1941- | Watts, Ann Chalmers | Conference on Literature and the Urban Experience (1980 : Rutgers University, Newark).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c1981Description: xv, 256 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0813509297 (paperback) .Subject(s): American literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses | City and town life in literature -- Congresses | Cities and towns in literature -- Congresses | Literature and society -- CongressesDDC classification: 810.9321732 LIT Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Modern poetry is prose (but it is saying plenty) /​ Lawrence Ferlinghetti Imaginary cities : America /​ Joyce Carol Oates City limits, village values : Concepts of the neighborhood in Black fiction /​ Toni Morrison Poetry and the modern city /​ Stephen Spender The poet and the city : Robert Lowell /​ Helen Vendler The puzzle of anti-urbanism in classic American literature /​ Leo Marx New York from Melville to Mailer /​ Alfred Kazin Cities of mind, urban words : the dematerialization of metropolis in contemporary American fiction /​ Ihab Hassan Mythicizing the city /​ Leslie Fiedler Theater and cities /​ Richard Eder The language of the streets /​ James Baldwin Black literature and the Afro-American nation : the urban voice /​ Amiri Baraka Culture confrontation in urban America : a writer's beginnings /​ Chaim Potok A double life : the fate of the urban ethnic /​ Jerre Mangione The city and I /​ Pedro Juan Soto Living with change /​ David Ignatow The city as battleground : the novelist as combatant /​ Marge Piercy The child's perception of the city /​ Bruno Bettelheim Borrowing and lending : the young reader and the library /​ Joan N. Burstyn Literature for youth : the city as heaven and /​or hell /​ M. Jerry Weiss A people's paper for the inner city /​ John Holt.
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Based on the papers presented at the Conference on Literature and the Urban Experience, held at Rutgers University, Newark, in April 1980.

Includes bibliographical references.

Modern poetry is prose (but it is saying plenty) /​ Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Imaginary cities : America /​ Joyce Carol Oates
City limits, village values : Concepts of the neighborhood in Black fiction /​ Toni Morrison
Poetry and the modern city /​ Stephen Spender
The poet and the city : Robert Lowell /​ Helen Vendler
The puzzle of anti-urbanism in classic American literature /​ Leo Marx
New York from Melville to Mailer /​ Alfred Kazin
Cities of mind, urban words : the dematerialization of metropolis in contemporary American fiction /​ Ihab Hassan
Mythicizing the city /​ Leslie Fiedler
Theater and cities /​ Richard Eder
The language of the streets /​ James Baldwin
Black literature and the Afro-American nation : the urban voice /​ Amiri Baraka
Culture confrontation in urban America : a writer's beginnings /​ Chaim Potok
A double life : the fate of the urban ethnic /​ Jerre Mangione
The city and I /​ Pedro Juan Soto
Living with change /​ David Ignatow
The city as battleground : the novelist as combatant /​ Marge Piercy
The child's perception of the city /​ Bruno Bettelheim
Borrowing and lending : the young reader and the library /​ Joan N. Burstyn
Literature for youth : the city as heaven and /​or hell /​ M. Jerry Weiss
A people's paper for the inner city /​ John Holt.

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