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Title Writing Los Angeles : a literary anthology / edited by David L. Ulin.

Imprint New York : Library of America, c2002.

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 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  810.8097949 W939, 2002    ---  Lib Use Only
Description 873 p. ; 25 cm.
Note "Advanced uncorrected proofs"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents from Echoes in the City of the Angels / Helen Hunt Jackson -- The land / Mary Austin -- from The rules of the game / Stewart Edward White -- from Sixty years in Southern California 1853-1913 / Harris Newmark -- California and America / Vachel Lindsay -- from Laughing in the jungle / Louis Adamic -- Los Angeles. a rhapsody / Aldous Huxley -- Sister Aimee / H.L. Mencken -- from Oil! / Upton Sinclair -- from Queer people / Carroll & Garrett Graham -- from God sends Sunday / Arna Bontemps -- The City of Our Lady the Queen of the Angels / Edmund Wilson -- Paradise / James M. Cain -- Golden land / William Faulkner -- Pacific village ; A thing shared / M.F.K. Fisher -- from Promised land / Cedric Belfrage -- Red wind / Raymond Chandler -- from Ask the dust / John Fante -- The day of the locust / Nathanael West -- from Diaries / Christopher Isherwood -- Last kiss / F. Scott Fitzgerald -- from Autobiography Hollywood / Charles Reznikoff -- A table at Ciro's / Budd Schulberg -- Landscape of exile ; Hollywood elegies ; Californian autumn ; The democratic jungle ; The fishing-tackle ; Garden in progress ; from Journals / Bertolt Brecht -- from If he hollers let him go / Chester Himes -- from America is in the heart / Carlos Bulosan.
from Southern California country : an island on the land ; from North from Mexico : blood on the pavements / Carey McWilliams -- from America day by day / Simone de Beauvoir -- Hollywood / Truman Capote -- Death in Hollywood / Evelyn Waugh -- from The labyrinth of solitude / Octavio Paz -- The pedestrian / Ray Bradbury -- The mattress by the tomato patch / Tennessee Williams -- from The barbarous coast / Ross Macdonald -- from On the road / Jack Kerouac -- from "Ocian in view" / Lawrence Clark Powell -- The slide area / Gavin Lambert -- from Slum by the sea / Lawrence Lipton -- from Superman comes to the supermarket / Norman Mailer -- The lost world / Randall Jarrell -- The kandy-kolored tangerine-flake streamline baby / Tom Wolfe -- Goodbye surfing, hello God! / Jules Siegel -- Los Angeles notebook ; The getty ; Quiet days in Malibou ; Fire season / Joan Didion -- Waiting ; Betting in now ; The death of the father / Charles Bukowski -- from The kindness of strangers / Salka Viertel -- from Los Angeles : the architecture of four ecologies / Reyner Banham -- from Beneath the underdog / Charles Mingus -- from Bike riding in Los Angeles / Marc Norman -- Autopia / Cees Nooteboom.
The city of robots / Umberto Eco -- from David Hockney by David Hockney / David Hockney -- Los Angeles : the know-how city / Jan Morris -- from The sexual outlaw / John Rechy -- Eureka! / John Gregory Dunne -- from Straight life / Art Pepper -- from Seeing is forgetting the name of the thing one sees ; L.A. glows / Lawrence Weschler -- Preface and postscript to Chinatown / Robert Towne -- August, Los Angeles, lullaby / Carol Muske -- Angel baby blues / Wanda Coleman -- from Anywhere but here / Mona Simpson -- Night song of the Los Angeles Basin / Gary Snyder -- from Golden days / Carolyn See -- from I was looking for a street / Charles Willeford -- Going up in L.A. / Ruben Martinez -- from The control of nature / John McPhee -- from City of quartz / Mike Davis.
Summary 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, and architecture.
Subject American literature -- California -- Los Angeles.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Literary collections.
Added Author Ulin, David L.
ISBN 1931082278
9781931082273
Standard No. YDXCP 1890546
NZ1 6881555
AU@ 000023523847

 
    
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