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, and a Grammy for album notes, and in 2001 was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of ...
18 West 18th Street, New York 10011 Copyright © 1991 by Luc Sante Afterword copyright © 2003 by Luc Sante All rights reserved Distributed in Canada by Douglas & McIntyre Ltd. Printed in the United States of America Published in 1991 by ...
... Patricia Paladines at the New-York Historical Society, Terry Geesken and Mary Corliss at the Museum of Modern Art Film Stills Archive, Eleanor J. Mish at the American Museum of the Moving Image, and the staff of the research library ...
... and the commonplaces of the turn of the century appeared as scenery on many stages, 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 possibilities. In the early 1980s the economic mirage of the Reagan Administration ...
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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. Citește recenzia completă
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