Cambridge Contributor: Lytle Shaw

Lytle Shaw is the author of the chapter “Whitman’s Urbanism” in the Cambridge Companion. He is Associate Professor of English at NYU, where he teaches courses on such topics as “New York Poetry and the New Left,” “Theorizing the...

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-04-26

On Tin Pan Alley and tenements: http://goo.gl/fb/LQsKZ (@boweryboogie) # Hey @evgrieve, did you see this? RT @AAKnopf etc. NYC Lit Pub Crawl, ft. @colsonwhitehead, @EmilyMandel & co May 27 http://bit.ly/cDEDM1 # @evgrieve I knew you would squirm! High-brow pub...

Cambridge Contributor: Martha Jane Nadell

Martha Jane Nadell, the author of the “Writing Brooklyn” chapter of the Cambridge Companion, is Associate Professor of English at Brooklyn College of The City University of New York. Martha received both her bachelor’s degree in Afro-American Studies...

Previously on PWHNY: Manhattan and Manhattan

Actually, that’s from Bananas (1971). How about this, then? We do have some links to old PWHNY posts on Woody Allen’s Manhattan (1979), which our students are watching for class this week. I’ve written here and elsewhere about the list, at the...

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-04-19

Looks great: http://bit.ly/9ZHIpa RT @HeartAsArena 3-hr BBC6 radio show w/ Malcolm McLaren talking about & playing his musical influences. # This morning in lecture we staged a performance of @yokoono's "Hide Piece" (1961), which consists of the...