Jacob Riis Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)


Fried, Lewis and John Fierst. Jacob A. Riis: A Reference

Guide. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1977, 168 p.

A comprehensive listing of writings about Riis from 1899 to 1975, with extensive reference to his collected papers housed in the Library of Congress.


Goist, Park Dixon. "Social Workers, Reformers and the City: Jane Addams and Jacob Riis." In From Main Street to State Street: Town, City, and Community in America, pp. 80-93. Port Washington, N.Y.: Kennikat Press, 1977.

Presents Riis's career alongside that of his contemporary and fellow social reformer Jane...

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