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Selected Bibliography 2000-2005  

Lee, James K. Urban Triage: Race and Fictions of Multiculturism. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2004.

Caldwell, Mark. New York Night: The Mystique and Its History: 362 Years. NY: Scribner's, 2005.

Schwarz, Daniel R. Broadway Boogie Woogie: Damon Runyon and the Making of New York City Culture. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.

Maffi, Mario, and George J. Lankevich. New York City: An Outsider's Inside View. Columbus: Ohio State UP, 2004.

Mason, Jennifer. Civilized Creatures: Urban Animals, Sentimental Culture, and American Literature, 1850-1900. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2005.

Spears, Timothy B. Chicago Dreaming: Midwesterners and the City, 1871-1919. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2005.

Traub, James. The Devil's Playground: A Century of Pleasure and Profit in Times Square. NY: Random House, 2004.

Villa, Raúl H. Barrio-Logos: Space and Place in Urban Chicano Literature and Culture. Austin: U of Texas P, 2000.

Wheeler, Elizabeth A. Uncontained: Urban Fiction in Postwar America. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 2001.

White, Ed. The Backcountry and the City: Colonization and Conflict in Early America. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2005.

White, Shane. Stories of Freedom in Black New York. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2002.

Selected Bibliography 2006-2010 

Abraham, Julie. Metropolitan Lovers: The Homosexuality of Cities. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2009.

Campbell, James. Syncopations: Beats, New Yorkers, and Writers in the Dark. Berkeley: U of California P, 2008.

Clothey, Fred W. Ritualizing on the Boundaries: Continuity and Innovation in the Tamil Diaspora. Columbia: U of South Carolina P, 2006.

Dowling, Robert M. Slumming in New York: From the Waterfront to Mythic Harlem. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2007.

Dunbar, Erica A. A Fragile Freedom: African American Women and Emancipation in the Antebellum City. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 2008.

Evelev, John. Tolerable Entertainment: Herman Melville and Professionalism in Antebellum New York. Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 2006.

Holmes, Amanda. City Fictions: Language, Body, and Spanish American Urban Space. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell UP, 2007.

Klimasmith, Elizabeth. At Home in the City: Urban Domesticity in American Literature and Culture, 1850-1930. Hanover, NH: UP of New England, 2006.

Margolies, Edward. New York and the Literary Imagination: The City in Twentieth Century Fiction and Drama. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008.

Pike, David L. Metropolis on the Styx: The Underworlds of Modern Urban Culture, 1800-2001. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP, 2007.

Rangel, Cecilia E. Cities in Ruins: The Politics of Modern Poetics. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue UP, 2010.

Selected Bibliography 2011-Present

Arthur, Jason. Violet America: Regional Cosmopolitanism in U. S. Fiction since the Great Depression. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 2013.

Cinotto, Simone. The Italian American Table: Food, Family, and Community in New York City. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2013.

Clapp, James A. The American City in the Cinema. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction, 2013.

Demirtürk, E. Lâle. The Contemporary African American Novel: Multiple Cities, Multiple Subjectivities, and Discursive Practices of Whiteness in Everyday Urban Encounters. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2012.

Faflik, David. Boarding Out: Inhabiting the American Urban Literary Imagination, 1840-1860. Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 2012.

Heise, Thomas. Urban Underworlds: A Geography of Twentieth-Century American Literature and Culture. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 2011.

Honig, Megan. Urban Grit: A Guide to Street Lit. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited, 2011.

Hughes, Evan. Literary Brooklyn: The Writers of Brooklyn and the Story of American City Life. NY: Holt, 2011.

Katsaros, Laure A. New York-Paris: Whitman, Baudelaire, and the Hybrid City. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2012.

Knight, Stephen. The Mysteries of the Cities: Urban Crime Fiction in the Nineteenth Century. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2012.

Peterson, Carla L. Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York City. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 2011.

Rhodes-Pitts, Sharifa. Harlem Is Nowhere: A Journey to the Mecca of Black America. NY: Little, Brown, 2011.

Simpson, Tyrone R. Ghetto Images in Twentieth-Century American Literature: Writing Apartheid. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

Storey, Mark. Rural Fictions, Urban Realities: A Geography of Gilded Age American Literature. NY: Oxford UP, 2013.

Wojcik, Pamela Robertson. The Apartment Plot: Urban Living in American Film and Popular Culture, 1945 to 1975. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 2011.

MLA Style Citation of this Web Page

Reuben, Paul P. "PAL: Appendix V: The American City in Literature & Culture." PAL: Perspectives in American Literature- A Research and Reference Guide. URL: http://www.paulreuben.website/pal/append/axv.html (provide page date or date of your login). 

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