Bryan Waterman teaches American literature and culture at New York University and NYU Abu Dhabi. His books deal with topics ranging from literary culture in 1790s New York City (Republic of Intellect) to the origins of underground rock and roll in the 1970s (Television's Marquee Moon, part of Continuum's 33 1/3 series). He is co-editor, with Cyrus R. K. Patell, of The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of New York City and lives in New York and Abu Dhabi.
Sounds of the City: New York 1973-1977
IN THE SUMMER OF 1975, scenes started to cohere around sounds emanating from lower Manhattan. Local musicians and critics sat up ...