The Brooklyn Reader
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Andrea Wyatt, Alice Leccese Powers
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-07-20 - Publisher: Crown

There is no other place quite like Brooklyn. Not only has it inspired and nurtured many native writers, it has had a profound impact on those passing through. The Brooklyn Reader features a rich diversity of writings -- short stories, poetry, essays, novels, biographies, and plays -- that offer thirty
Jews of Brooklyn
Language: en
Pages: 378
Authors: Ilana Abramovitch, Seán Galvin
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: UPNE

A kaleidoscopic look at the history, culture, and community of Brooklyn Jews.
The Brooklyn Bridge
Language: en
Pages: 332
Authors: Richard Haw
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press

"Bringing together more than sixty images of the bridge that, over the years, have graced postcards, magazine covers, and book jackets and appeared in advertisements, cartoons, films, and photographs, Haw traces the diverse and sometimes jarring ways in which this majestic structure has been received, adopted, and interpreted as an
Brooklyn Fictions
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: James Peacock
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Vast and diverse, Brooklyn is often portrayed in literature as a place of traditional community values and face-to-face relations, distinct from anonymous, capital-driven Manhattan. Brooklyn Fictions discovers what such representations of the New York borough can teach us about diversity and the individual, the local and the global. Combining analysis
The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of New York
Language: en
Pages: 283
Authors: Cyrus R. K. Patell, Bryan Waterman
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-11 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

From the international atmosphere of the Dutch colony New Amsterdam, through the expansion of the city in the nineteenth century, to its unique appeal to artists and writers in the twentieth, New York offers writers a unique perspective on American culture. This Companion explores the range of writing and performance