Inventing New Orleans Writings of Lafcadio Hearn

ISBN-10: 1578063531

ISBN-13: 9781578063536

Edition: 2001

Authors: S. Frederick Starr

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List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
Publication date: 6/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 266
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Introduction: The Man Who Invented New Orleans
The Outsider as Insider: Impressions
Memphis to New Orleans
At the Gate of the Tropics
The City of the South
The Streets
The French Market
Los Criollos
New Orleans in Wet Weather
New Orleans Letter
New Orleans in Carnival Garb
The Last of the New Orleans Fencing Masters
Under the Oaks
The Creole Doctor: Some Curiosities of Medicine in Louisiana
The Death of Marie Laveau
St. John's Eve--Voudouism
The Last of the Voudoos
The Garden of Paradise
Saint Malo: A Lacustrine Village in Louisiana
Rod and Gun
From the Land of Dreams: Sketches
Voices of Dawn
The Flower Sellers
Cakes and Candy
Des Perches
The Man with the Small Electric Machine
Under the Electric Light
__ __! __ __!! Mosquitoes!!!
The Festive
The Wolfish Dog
The Go-at
The Alligators
Wet Enough For You?
A Creole Type
Complaint of a Creole Boarding-House Keeper
The Boarder's Reply
A Kentucky Colonel Renting Rooms
The Restless Boarder
Furnished Rooms
A Creole Journal
An Ultra-Canal Talk
Why Crabs Are Boiled Alive
Creole Servant Girls
The Creole Character
All Saints!
Does Climate Affect the Character of People?
The City of Dreams
A Dream of Kites
The Tale of a Fan
Les Coulisses (The French Opera)
French Opera
Down Among the Dives: A Midnight Sketch
That Piano Organ
A Creole Courtyard
The Accursed Fig Tree
A Visitor
Opening Oysters
By the Murmuring Waves
Spanish Moss
The Lord Sends Trials and Tribulations to Strengthen and Pacify Our Hearts
Ye Pilot
Of Vices and Virtues: Editorials
Latin and Anglo-Saxon
French in Louisiana
Jewish Emigrants for Louisiana
Quack! Quack!
The Opium Dens
Scenes de la Vie des Hoodlums
The Indignant Dead
Improved Police Ideas
Coming Events Cast Their Shadow Before
A Visit to New Orleans
Whited Sepulchres
Old-Fashioned Houses
La Douane
The Haunted and the Haunters
The Unspeakable Velocipede
The Organ Grinder
The Puller of Noses
The Glamour of New Orleans
The Dawn of the Carnival
The Pelican's Ghost
Reports from the Field: Longer Studies
La Cuisine Creole
Gombo Zhebes: Little Dictionary of Creole Proverbs, Selected from Six Creole Dialects
Notes on Sources
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