Deconstructing Post-WWII New York City

The Literature, Art, Jazz, and Architecture of an Emerging Global Capital

By Robert Bennett

© 2004 – Routledge

144 pages

Purchasing Options:
Paperback: 9780415806893
pub: 2011-06-20
Hardback: 9780415946063
pub: 2003-07-29

About the Book

Situating post-WWII New York literature within the material context of American urban history, this work analyzes how literary movements such as the Beat Generation, the New York poets and Black Arts Moment criticized the spatial restructuring of post-WWII New York City.

About the Series

Studies in American Popular History and Culture

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century