Corpus ID: 157817302

The Rise of Realism

  title={The Rise of Realism},
  author={Manuel Delanda and G. Harman},
The Civil War and Postwar Period 1850–1900 On the evening of April 12, 1861, Walt Whitman attended the opera at the Academy of Music in Manhattan. After the opera, he was walking down Broadway toward Brooklyn when, as he later wrote, “I heard in the distance the loud cries of the newsboys, who came presently tearing and yelling up the street, rushing from side to side even more furiously than usual. I bought an extra and crossed to the Metropolitan Hotel . . . where the great lamps were still… Expand
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  • Jack Coffin
  • The Life and Afterlife of Gay Neighborhoods
  • 2020
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