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

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Routledge, Oct 27, 2005 - Literary Criticism - 296 pages
First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
 

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Contents

1 The Claims for New Orleanss Exceptionalism
1
The Decline of the New Orleans Streetcar and the Rise of A Streetcar Named Desire ...
31
A Walking Tour on the Wild Side
65
Dr Percys Moviegoer and Public Health in New Orleans Environs
97
The Place of New Orleanss Black Panthers and Ishmael Reeds NeoHooDooism ...
121
The World of Anne Rice and the Promise of New Orleanss Coast
149
Sister Helen the Dead Men and the Folk of New Orleanss Environs
175
8 Epilogue
211
9 Notes
219
10 Bibliography
261
Index
275
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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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