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Slumming in New York

Robert M. Dowling

Slumming in New York

from the waterfront to mythic Harlem

by Robert M. Dowling

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana, IL .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRobert M. Dowling.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 200 p. :
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22759452M
ISBN 109780252031946

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  Directed by Michael Glawogger. With Paulus Manker, August Diehl, Michael Ostrowski, Pia Hierzegger. Two yuppies play mean tricks on one another until one joke has fatal consequences.   Illustration of a German-influenced beer garden in New York by William J. Glackens, Courtesy of the New York Public Library Digital .

  Slumming With Charles Dickens: New York Library Relives His American Tours. New York is jumping the gun with an exhibit at the Schaffer Library entitled Dickens in America. Book .   NEW YORK — A new book by former President George W. Bush will highlight an issue which now sets him apart from many of his fellow Republicans — immigration. Crown announced Thursday that Bush.


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Slumming in New York shows how the city's rich and poor, foreign-born and native-born, competed for a voice from such diverse vantage points as the East Side waterfront, the Bowery, the Tenderloin's "black bohemia," the Jewish Lower East Side, and mythic by: Slumming in New York From the Waterfront to Mythic Harlem.

A penetrating study of the literary writings that transformed New York City's moral threats into cultural treasures. This remarkable exploration of the underbelly of New York City life from to takes readers through the city's inexhaustible variety of distinctive neighborhood.

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From its appearance as a “fashionable dissipation” centered on the immigrant and working-class districts of s New York through its spread to Chicago and into the s nightspots frequented by lesbians and gay men, Slumming charts the development of this popular pastime, demonstrating how its moralizing origins were soon outstripped by.

By focusing on the nightlife of New York and Chicago, this book delineates the crucial historical moment when slumming captured the popular imagination—and the pocketbooks—of well-to-do white Americans, demonstrating how this distinctive cultural practice transformed racial and sexual ideologies in the United States.

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Although Slumming in New York is firmly grounded in literary history, it is no less interdisciplinary, correcting misunderstood histories and uncovering forgotten texts by "outsiders" writing on specific districts of late-nineteenth-and early-twentieth-century New York City from a range of moral, psychological, and ethnographic motivations.

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