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The Resource The virtues of the vicious : Jacob Riis, Stephen Crane, and the spectacle of the slum, Keith Gandal

The virtues of the vicious : Jacob Riis, Stephen Crane, and the spectacle of the slum, Keith Gandal

Label
The virtues of the vicious : Jacob Riis, Stephen Crane, and the spectacle of the slum
Title
The virtues of the vicious
Title remainder
Jacob Riis, Stephen Crane, and the spectacle of the slum
Statement of responsibility
Keith Gandal
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this study, the author demonstrates how, in the last decade of the 19th century, the slum became a source of spectacle as never before - in newspapers, photographs and literature. With close readings of texts by Crane and Riis, he argues that this amounted to a revolution of ethics
Member of
Cataloging source
MT4IT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gandal, Keith
Dewey number
813/.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS1449.C85
LC item number
M334 1997eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Oxford University Press on-line
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Crane, Stephen
  • Riis, Jacob A.
  • Riis, Jacob A.
  • American prose literature
  • Didactic literature, American
  • Slums
  • City and town life in literature
  • Social ethics in literature
  • Slums in literature
  • Spectacular, The
  • Riis, Jacob A.
  • Crane, Stephen
  • Riis, Jacob August
  • Riis, Jacob A
  • Crane, Stephen
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American prose literature
  • City and town life in literature
  • Didactic literature, American
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Slums
  • Slums in literature
  • Social ethics in literature
  • Spectacular, The
  • New York (State)
  • Slum
  • Geschichte
  • Slum
  • Verelendung
  • Alltag
  • Villes
  • Logement insalubre
  • Logement insalubre
  • Littérature didactique
  • Morale sociale
  • Vie urbaine
  • Littérature américaine
  • Roman
  • USA
Label
The virtues of the vicious : Jacob Riis, Stephen Crane, and the spectacle of the slum, Keith Gandal
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-200) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; 1 Riis and Charity Writing; 2 Crane and Slum Fiction; 3 The Touristic Ethic and Photography; 4 "In Search of Excitement": The Ethics of Entertainment; 5 Self-Esteem and the Tough; 6 Psychological Moralities of the Slum; Afterword; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Control code
252563824
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 206 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781602561632
Lccn
96044306
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252563824
Label
The virtues of the vicious : Jacob Riis, Stephen Crane, and the spectacle of the slum, Keith Gandal
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-200) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; 1 Riis and Charity Writing; 2 Crane and Slum Fiction; 3 The Touristic Ethic and Photography; 4 "In Search of Excitement": The Ethics of Entertainment; 5 Self-Esteem and the Tough; 6 Psychological Moralities of the Slum; Afterword; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Control code
252563824
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 206 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781602561632
Lccn
96044306
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252563824

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