New York in the Thirties
, E.P. Dutton and Co., Inc., New York, 1939 (
Changing New York
). Reprint: Dover Publications, Inc., New York, 1973.
This book provides a complete look at New York City in the thirties—from an old subway station to Rockefeller Center to waterfront scenes, and interesting sights from Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Queens.
Bliven, Bruce Jr., and Naomi.
, Random House, New York, 1969.
This book provides an interesting history of the City of New York—complete with photographs.
Brinnin, John Malcolm and Read, Bill,
Twentieth Century Poetry
American and British
. McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1963.
This is a useful anthology which providss biographical data about the poets represented.
Elegiac Feelings American
. New Directions Books, New York, 1961.
Certainly this volumn of poems represents the genre of the Beats.
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence. A
Coney Island of the Mind
. New Directions Books, New York, 1958.
This is a small paperback packed with Ferlinghetti’s most famous poems.
Gillis, Aldolph and Benet, William,
Poems for Modern Youth
. Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1938.
This is an old-fashioned poetry book which provides interesting poems—nonetheless.
Jaffee, N. Jay,
. N.J. Jaffee, New York. 1976.
This is a beautiful book which includes poems and photography of New York.
An American Seer
, Aperture, Inc.
New York, 1960.
This book traces Stieglitz’s career, Photographs are discussed through the voice of Stieglitz.
Leavitt, Hart D. and Sohn, David A.,
. New York, Bantam Books, 1964.
This book is a very useful tool for teachers who wish to sharpen students’ observation skills for purposes of writing.
A Life in Photography
, Doubleday and Co., Inc. New York, 1963.
This book traces Steichen’s career as a photographer. Many quality photographs are included.
The Photographer’s Eye
, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1966.
This is a must for those who wish to understand the genre of photography.