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The Resource A literary guide to Washington, DC : walking in the footsteps of American writers from Francis Scott Key to Zora Neale Hurston, Kim Roberts

A literary guide to Washington, DC : walking in the footsteps of American writers from Francis Scott Key to Zora Neale Hurston, Kim Roberts

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A literary guide to Washington, DC : walking in the footsteps of American writers from Francis Scott Key to Zora Neale Hurston
Title
A literary guide to Washington, DC
Title remainder
walking in the footsteps of American writers from Francis Scott Key to Zora Neale Hurston
Statement of responsibility
Kim Roberts
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The site of a thriving literary tradition, Washington, DC, has been the home to many of our nation's most acclaimed writers. From the city's founding to the beginnings of modernism, literary luminaries including Walt Whitman, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Alice Dunbar-Nelson, Henry Adams, Langston Hughes, and Zora Neale Hurston have lived and worked at their craft in our nation's capital ... Part walking tour, part anthology, [this book] is organized into five sections, each corresponding to a particularly vibrant period in Washington's literary [history]"--Amazon.com
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
810.9/9753
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A literary guide to Washington, DC : walking in the footsteps of American writers from Francis Scott Key to Zora Neale Hurston, Kim Roberts
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-217) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Beginnings, 1800-1861: Portraits -- Joel Barlow -- Francis Scott Key -- Michael G. Shiner -- Anne Lynch Botta -- The Civil War era, 1861-1865. Walking tour 1: Walt Whitman's downtown: Portraits. John Burroughs -- Solomon G. Brown -- Charlotte Forten Grimke -- Reconstruction, 1865-1878. Walking tour 2: Paul Laurence Dunbar and Alice Dunbar-Nelson in Ledroit Park: Portraits. Frederick Douglass -- Frances Hodgson Burnett -- The Gilded Age, 1870-1910. Walking tour 3: Henry Adams in Lafayette Square: Portraits. Mark Twain -- Ambrose Bierce -- Elinor Wylie -- The Jazz Age, 1920-1930. Walking tour 4: Langston Hughes and the Harlem Renaissance along U Street: Portraits. Georgia Douglas Johnson -- Sinclair Lewis -- Jean Toomer -- Zora Neale Hurston
Control code
on1011011966
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
x, 228 pages
Isbn
9780813941165
Lccn
2017059448
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • BK0021747475
  • (OCoLC)1011011966
Label
A literary guide to Washington, DC : walking in the footsteps of American writers from Francis Scott Key to Zora Neale Hurston, Kim Roberts
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-217) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Beginnings, 1800-1861: Portraits -- Joel Barlow -- Francis Scott Key -- Michael G. Shiner -- Anne Lynch Botta -- The Civil War era, 1861-1865. Walking tour 1: Walt Whitman's downtown: Portraits. John Burroughs -- Solomon G. Brown -- Charlotte Forten Grimke -- Reconstruction, 1865-1878. Walking tour 2: Paul Laurence Dunbar and Alice Dunbar-Nelson in Ledroit Park: Portraits. Frederick Douglass -- Frances Hodgson Burnett -- The Gilded Age, 1870-1910. Walking tour 3: Henry Adams in Lafayette Square: Portraits. Mark Twain -- Ambrose Bierce -- Elinor Wylie -- The Jazz Age, 1920-1930. Walking tour 4: Langston Hughes and the Harlem Renaissance along U Street: Portraits. Georgia Douglas Johnson -- Sinclair Lewis -- Jean Toomer -- Zora Neale Hurston
Control code
on1011011966
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
x, 228 pages
Isbn
9780813941165
Lccn
2017059448
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • BK0021747475
  • (OCoLC)1011011966

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