Aesthetics of Everyday Life


Spring 2000

Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett

Book Order

These books have been ordered at the NYU Book Center:


Allen, Irving Lewis. 1993. The City in Slang: New York Life and Popular Speech. New York: Oxford University Press.

Balmori, Diana, and Margaret Morton. 1993. Transitory Gardens, Uprooted Lives. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Beck, Ulrich, Anthony Giddens, and Scott Lash, eds. 1994. Reflexive modernization: politics, tradition and aesthetics in the modern social order. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Bendix, Regina. 1997. In search of authenticity: the formation of folklore studies. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.

Benjamin, Walter. 1999. The arcades project. trans. Howard Eiland, and Kevin McLaughlin. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press.

Certeau, Michel de, Luce Giard, and Pierre Mayol. 1998. The Practice of Everyday Life. new rev. and augm. ed. ed. trans. Timothy J. Tomasik, Vol. 2: Living and Cooking. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Connerton, Paul. [1989]. How Societies Remember. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Cooper, Martha, and Joseph Sciorra. 1994. R.I.P.: Memorial Wall Art. New York: Henry Holt and Company.

Dargan, Amanda, and Steven Zeitlin. 1990. City Play. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press.

Emerson, Robert M., Rachel I. Fretz, and Linda L. Shaw. 1995. Writing ethnographic fieldnotes. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Giddens, Anthony. 1994. Living in a post-traditional society. Reflexive modernization: politics, tradition and aesthetics in the modern social order. eds. Ulrich Beck, Anthony Giddens, and Scott Lash, 56-109. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Halle, David. 1993. Inside Culture: Art and Class in the American Home. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Harrison-Pepper, Sally. 1990. Drawing a Circle in the Square: Street Performing in New York's Washington Square Park. Jackson: University Press of Mississipi.

Hufford, Mary, Marjorie Hunt, and Steven Zeitlin. 1987. The Grand Generation: Memory, Mastery, Legacy. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press.

Huizinga, Johan. 1970. Homo Ludens: A Study of the Play Element in Culture. London: Paladin.

Ivy, Marilyn. 1995. Discourses of the Vanishing: Modernity, Phantasm, Japan. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Koolhaas, Rem. 1994. Delirious New York : a retroactive manifesto for Manhattan. Rotterdam: 010.

Leeson, Lynn Hershman, ed. 1996. Clicking In: Hot Links to a Digital Culture. Seattle: Bay Press.

Lynch, Kevin. 1990. What Time Is This Place? Cambridge: M.I.T. Press.

Myerhoff, Barbara. 1978. Number Our Days. New York: Simon and Schuster.

Oldenburg, Ray. 1989. The Great Good Place: Cafes, Coffee Shops, Community Centers, Beauty Parlors, General Stores, Bars, Hangouts, and How They Get You Through the Day. New York: Paragon House.

Schmidt, Leigh Eric. 1995. Comsumer rites: the buying and selling of American holidays. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Sciorra, Joseph. 1991. In Memoriam: New York City's Memorial Walls. Folklife Annual.

Turner, Kay. 1999. Beautiful necessity : the art and meaning of women's altars. London: Thames & Hudson.

Wachs, Eleanor. 1988. Crime Victim Stories: New York City's Urban Folklore. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Whyte, William H. 1990. The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces. Washington, D.C.: The Conservation Foundation.