Literary New Orleans


An anthology of fiction and nonfiction about New Orleans

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An anthology of fiction and nonfiction about New Orleans

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781892514059
  • Publisher: Hill Street Press, LLC
  • Publication date: 6/28/2000
  • Series: Literary South Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 5.49 (w) x 8.42 (h) x 0.83 (d)

Table of Contents

Letter to Comte de Pontchartrain 1
from Journal of a Voyage to North America 5
Letter to Her Father 17
Letter to Robert Livingston 21
from Sketches of America 23
from Journal of John James Audubon 27
"New Orleans in 1848" 33
from Life on the Mississippi 37
Letter to Major Pond 45
"A Matter of Prejudice" 47
"Odalie" 55
"Cherchez La Femme" 59
"The Battle of the Handkerchiefs" 69
from The Pleasant Ways of St. Medard 75
"New Orleans, the Double Dealer and the Modern Movement in America" 83
"The Glamour of New Orleans" 89
from Mosquitoes 93
from Fabulous New Orleans 115
from Mules and Men 125
"New Orleans (1946)" 133
from Satchmo: My Life in New Orleans 141
"Mornings on Bourbon Street" 153
from Half of Paradise 157
from An Unfinished Woman: A Memoir 171
"Talk To The Music" 187
"secret messages" 201
from "Shrovetide in Old New Orleans" 205
from A Confederacy of Dunces 213
from The Annunciation 223
from Almost Innocent 237
"The City of the Dead" 247
"Relic" 251
"The Muse is Always Half-Dressed in New Orleans 259
from Crooked Man 267
from Glass House 275
"Faubourg" 285
Acknowledgments 289
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