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These essays explore the belletristic Crescent City - its history, authors, myths, and realities. This volume focuses on twentieth-century New Orleans, beginning with modernism's brief blooming in the 1920s, followed by the fading of New Orleans' peculiarly dreamy romanticism and the flourishing of a distinctive realism, and concluding with a recurrence and transformation ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published July 1st 1998 by Louisiana State University Press (first published 1992)
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Joseph Nicolello
sheds clear insight on some more familiar southern writers, or writers whom at one time or another lived/worked in NOLA - sherwood anderson, faulkner, tennessee williams, walker percy, john kennedy toole, zora heale hurston - histories of new orleans origin/continuum of 'zine culture, essays on lesser-know writers. a solid insight into the well-known and less well-known literary voices and movements concerning 20th century NOLA. slim volume, compact chronology, slightly obscure, definitely recom ...more
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