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Title:
Broadway boogie woogie : Damon Runyon and the making of New York culture
Author:
Schwarz, Daniel R.
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Publication Information:
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
346 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations for Runyon references -- Introduction : Who was Damon Runyon? -- Runyon's New York : historical contexts and fictional universe -- Eyes and ears of the city : Runyon's collected journalism -- Runyon's trial reporting and the spectator culture -- Art and artistry of Runyon's fiction -- Genres of Runyon's fiction : Noir and sentiment in a male-dominated world -- Genres of Runyon's fiction : gangsters, gamblers, and boxers -- Genres of Runyon's later fiction : nicely-nicely, political satire, Ambrose Hammer, Miami noir, and wartime stories -- Turps : domesticity in Brooklyn.
ISBN:
9780312239480
Format :
Book

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