Who Wrote What?
|A Paul Auster 69CC 70GSAS, City of Glass
B Ric Burns 78CC 83GSAS and James Sanders 76CC 82APP, New York: An Illustrated History
C Allen Ginsberg 48CC, Howl
D Langston Hughes 2122SEAS, Night Funeral in Harlem
E Zora Neale Hurston 28BC 3435GSAS, Dust on the Tracks
F Tama Janowitz 77BC 86SOA, Slaves of New York
G A.J. Liebling 25JRN, Apology for Breathing
H Phillip Lopate 64CC, Introduction to Writing
New York: A Literary Anthology
I George Templeton Strong 1838CC, The Diary of George Templeton Strong: 18351875
J Anna Quindlen 74BC, Living Out Loud
7 New York was an inexhaustible space, a labyrinth of endless steps, and no matter how far he walked, no matter how well he came to know its neighborhoods and streets, it always left him with the feeling of being lost.
8 With astounding speed the outlines of a new metropolisan Apollonian dream citywere beginning to emerge. Inspired in part by the gleaming White City of the Worlds Columbian Exposition, which opened in Chicago in 1893architectural geniuses like the partners Charles McKim, William Mead, and Stanford White were beginning to call forth from within the confines of their own blackened metropolis a new kind of citya more unified, orderly, and majestic city, whose architectural and public institutions befitted the imperial capital New York was becoming.
In 1893, Columbia University decided to abandon its cramped midtown quarters for a magnificent neoclassical campus on Morningside Heights, high above the Hudson River, that was soon being called the Acropolis of America.
9 Where did they get
Them two fine cars?
Insurance man, he did not pay
His insurance lapsed the other day
Yet they got a satin box
for his head to lay.
10 I like to think of all the city micro-cosms so nicely synchronized though unaware of one another: the worlds of the weight-lifters, yodelers, tugboat captains and sideshow barkers, of the book-dutchers, sparring partners, song pluggers, sporting girls and religious painters, of the dealers in rhesus monkeys and the bishops of churches that they establish themselves under the religious corporations law.