Readers who are not already interested in antebellum bohemianism
or Whitman may wish for the book to make a stronger argument for why Pfaff's biography and the story of his beer hall are important to American literary history.
Such a complex brew of contradictory value assessments were part of the allure of the scene; very often, the nexus of bohemianism
develops at the site of ambiguity.
The Feminine Middlebrow Novel, 1920s to 1950s: Class, Domesticity and Bohemianism
Very soon, as Sheila Fitzpatrick describes in The Cultural Front: Power and Culture in Revolutionary Russia, there began a widespread campaign against it: "In 192627 the party ran a propaganda campaign, aimed mainly at Komsomol members and students, against "decadence"--a pose of cynicism and political disillusionment modeled after the poet Sergei Esenin, bohemianism
, and the alleged youth ideology of casual sex without responsibility.
As the movie The Social Network shows, their practical success is driven by networks of venture capital, a system that has little to do with bohemianism
Matt Sandler analyzes Dunbar's relationship with George Horace Lorimer, the editor of the Saturday Evening Post, and the connections between Lorimer's rhetoric of self-help and that of racial uplift, as well as Dunbar's own interests in modernist aesthetics and bohemianism
Rent's simultaneous resistance to and accommodation of bourgeois propriety is another instance in a considerable history of United States Americans' fascination with the cultural landscape of bohemianism
, which is admirably surveyed in Joanna Levin's Bohemia in America, 1858-1920, an ambitious book that is both literary analysis and cultural criticism.
Former manager Stanley Bard famously let tenants pay their rent with artwork, and as a result, the Chelsea has become "one of the last outposts of artistic bohemianism
," said building resident Ed Hamilton, a blogger and author of the book "Legends of the Chelsea Hotel.
But the economic forces to maintain the community were not there, and Toxteth slid into a mixture of bohemianism
Buffed up, then blended with a pinch of Moseley bohemianism
For instance, in his conclusion, Hofstadter shows the anti-intellectualism of beatniks in particular and Bohemianism
As Morrison observes, he had by his final years "consolidated the shift in his reputation from Romantic bohemian to Victorian man of letters," but the bohemianism
evoked in Morrison's titular foregrounding of his subject's most enduring sobriquet provides the ground-bass of this biography.