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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The scene is set, for example, in Charles Hoyt's hit song “The Bowery” (introduced quite irrelevantly into the 1891 musical play A Trip to Chinatown, ...
At the same time, a print depicting “The Dying Mother—A Scene in the Old Brewery” shows this parent expiring in a counterpaned if rough-hewn bed, ...
... and elaborating his “scenes from Cairo streets” into ambitious canvases, ... by labelling his picture “Street Scene in an Italian Town,” and sell it, ...
The new-law air shaft: a scene shot by Riis in the 1890s that could just as easily have been taken yester day A couple in their ten em ent home, ...
... by police reporters scooping the competition by arriving first on the scene of fire or murder; and by visiting nurses and other social workers whose ...
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LibraryThing ReviewComentariu Utilizator - kapheine - LibraryThing
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