Writing Los Angeles A Literary Anthology

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Writing Los Angeles  A Literary Anthology

Collects short fictional works and excerpts, poetry, essays, journalism, and diary entries on the City of Light as contributed by top authors, in a volume that considers such topics as the city's history, culture, police force, ecosystems, and architecture. 20,000 first printing.

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Writing Los Angeles: A Literary Anthology
Language: en
Pages: 880
Authors: David L. Ulin
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-09-30 - Publisher:

Collects short fictional works and excerpts, poetry, essays, journalism, and diary entries on the City of Light as contributed by top authors, in a volume that considers such topics as the city's history, culture, police force, ecosystems, and architecture. 20,000 first printing.
Latinx Writing Los Angeles
Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: Ignacio López-Calvo, Victor M. Valle
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

Latinx Writing Los Angeles offers a critical anthology of Los Angeles's most significant English-language and Spanish-language (in translation) nonfiction writing from the city's inception to the present. Contemporary Latinx authors, including three Pulitzer Prize winners and writers such as Harry Gamboa Jr., Guillermo Gómez-Peña, and Rubén Martínez, focus on the
Latino Los Angeles in Film and Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 239
Authors: Ignacio López-Calvo
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-24 - Publisher: University of Arizona Press

Los Angeles has long been a place where cultures clash and reshape. The city has a growing number of Latina/o authors and filmmakers who are remapping and reclaiming it through ongoing symbolic appropriation. In this illuminating book, Ignacio López-Calvo foregrounds the emotional experiences of authors, implicit authors, narrators, characters, and
The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of Los Angeles
Language: en
Pages: 211
Authors: Kevin R. McNamara
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-05-06 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Diverse, vibrant, and challenging as the city itself, this Companion is the definitive guide to LA in literature.
Golden Dreams
Language: en
Pages: 576
Authors: Kevin Starr
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-09 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

A narrative tour de force that combines wide-ranging scholarship with captivating prose, Kevin Starr's acclaimed multi-volume Americans and the California Dream is an unparalleled work of cultural history. In this volume, Starr covers the crucial postwar period--1950 to 1963--when the California we know today first burst into prominence. Starr brilliantly