New York in Literature

By , October 4, 2010 10:05 am

 

New York in Literature

In order to prepare for our trip to New York read one of the following novels.

In class we  are going to  discuss text extracts and background information about this fascinating city.

Glitz and Glamor in New York: Breakfast At Tiffany’s Bright Lights, Big City
 
  American Psycho The Great Gatsby
 
The Other Side: New York seen through the eyes of outsiders, minorities and children or teenagers.  
  Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close         NEW The Catcher In The Rye
 
Outsiders and Minorities The Coldest Winter Ever Grand Central Winter
Black Experience
  Invisible Man  Go Tell It On The Mountain
 
     
     
Hispanic Experience Bodega Dreams  
   
Chinese
Experience
Chinatown  (Non-fiction)  
   
     
     
Jewish Immigrants The Chosen Call It Sleep
 

 

 

 

 

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