The Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge

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qBringing together more than sixty images of the bridge that, over the years, have graced postcards, magazine covers, and book jackets and appeared in advertisements, cartoons, films, and photographs, Haw traces the diverse and sometimes jarring ways in which this majestic structure has been received, adopted, and interpreted as an American idea. Haw's account is not a history of how the bridge was made, but rather of what people have made of the Brooklyn Bridge - in film, music, literature, art, and politics - from its opening ceremonies to the blackout of 2003.q--BOOK JACKET.See, for example, Merrill D. Peterson, The Jefferson Image in the American Mind (New York: Oxford University Press, ... A dominant feature of the scholarship that has focused on the bridge is exemplified by the major essay in the Brooklynanbsp;...

Title:The Brooklyn Bridge
Author:Richard Haw
Publisher:Rutgers University Press - 2005


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