Low Life: Lures and Snares of Old New York
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 8 mar. 2016 - 464 pagini
Luc Sante's Low Life is a portrait of America's greatest city, the riotous and anarchic breeding ground of modernity.
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He is the recipient of a Whiting Writers Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, ...
... of America Published in 1991 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux First Farrar, Straus and Giroux paperback edition, 2003 Photo credits appear on pages 431–432.
... Art Film Stills Archive, Eleanor J. Mish at the American Museum of the Moving Image, and the staff of the research library at the Municipal Archives.
... from “high” culture to “low,” from H. L. Mencken's American Mercury to Max Fleischer's Popeye cartoons. These works, particularly those on film, ...
In the way that its isolation from the America of suburbs and shopping malls mirrored my own frame of mind, it also paradoxically seemed charged with ...
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There were a handful of interesting parts, but a lot of it turned into a laundry list of names. Once I decided to start skipping over parts that went too far down into details I started enjoying it a little more. Citiți recenzia completă
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It took me much longer than it should have to finish this book, because I was constantly putting it down to look up people on Wikipedia or to track down referenced books on Project Gutenberg or ... Citiți recenzia completă