San Francisco in fiction essays in a regional literature / edited by David Fine & Paul Skenazy

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Subjects: San Francisco (Calif.)--In literature
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American fiction--20th century--History and criticism
American fiction--California--San Francisco--History and criticism
English fiction--20th century--History and criticism
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: Albuquerque, N.M. : University of New Mexico Press, c1995
LC Classification: P, PS
Table of Contents: Introduction: San Francisco 3
1. Mark Twain, Bret Harte, and the Literary Construction of San Francisco / Gary Scharnhorst 21
2. Beyond San Francisco: Frank Norris's Invention of Northern California / Joseph R. McElrath, Jr. 35
3. Jack London's Sonoma Valley: Finding the Way Home / David Fine 56
4. Gertrude Atherton and Her San Francisco: A Wayward Writer and a Wayward City in a Wayward Paradise / Charlotte S. McClure 73
5. The "Heart's Field": Dashiell Hammett's Anonymous Territory / Paul Skenazy 96
6. William Saroyan and San Francisco: Emergence of a Genius (Self-Proclaimed) / Gerald Haslam 111
7. Jack Kerouac and the Beats in San Francisco / Michael Kowalewski 126
8. Double Wonder: the Novelistic Achievement of James D. Houston / Alan Cheuse 144
9. Land Lessons in an "Unhistoried" West: Wallace Stegner's California / Nancy Owen Nelson 160
10. Clear-Cutting the Western Myth: Beyond Joan Didion / Elyse Blankley 177
11. Borders and Bridges, Doors and Drugstores: Toward a Geography of Time / Paul Skenazy 198
12. The Chinatown Aesthetic and the Architecture of Racial Identity / Nina Y. Morgan 217
Contributors 241
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 95004389 (OCoLC)32432115
Additional Authors: Fine, David M., 1934-
Skenazy, Paul
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Notes: Invalid LCCN: 95004389
ISBN: 0585207488 (electronic bk.) :$16.95
ISBN: 0826316212
"From Mark Twain to Maxine Hong Kingston"--Cover
Includes bibliographical references
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries
Physical Description: 243 p. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 44954619
ISBN/ISSN: 0585207488

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