Sustaining New Orleans: Literature, Local Memory, and the Fate of a City

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Routledge, 2006 - Literary Criticism - 280 pages

This is an expansive interpretation of New Orleans – America's most unique city. Eckstein pursues meanings of the phrase 'sustaining New Orleans' from the images that remain through media activities to the competing demands of social justice.

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About the author (2006)

Barbara Eckstein is Professor of English at the University of Iowa. She is the co-editor of a forthcoming volume on urban planning and sustainability for MIT Press. She published her first book with the University of Pennsylvania Press in 1990.

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