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Bohemianism

Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, The
Gertrude Stein’s memoir of Paris’ Bohemia. [Am. Lit.: Stein The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas in Benét, 66]
Bloomsbury
section of London where, in the first half of the 20th century, a group of artists and intellectuals frequently congregated. [Br. Culture: Benét, 115]
Greenwich Village
area of southern Manhattan long identified with artists and writers. [Am. Culture: Misc.]
Haight-Ashbury
neighborhood in San Francisco associated with beatnicks and “flower people” in the 1960s. [Am. Culture: Misc.]
Latin Quarter
section of Paris on left bank of the Seine; home of students, artists, and writers. [Fr. Culture: EB, VI: 71–72]
Olenska, Countess Ellen
often considers divorce; likes “unacceptable” people. [Am. Lit.: The Age of Innocence]
SoHo
bohemian neighborhood So(uth of) Ho(uston Street), New York City. [Am. Culture: Misc.]
References in classic literature ?
You may address me as the Count Von Kramm, a Bohemian nobleman.
The other rushed onwards, and breaking between Du Guesclin and Sir Nigel he dashed out the brains of the Bohemian with a single blow of his clumsy weapon.
She was of a wild, roving nature, inherited from father and mother, who were both Bohemians, by taste and circumstance; if a lord was not by, she would talk to his courier with the greatest pleasure; the din, the stir, the drink, the smoke, the tattle of the Hebrew pedlars, the solemn, braggart ways of the poor tumblers, the sournois talk of the gambling-table officials, the songs and swagger of the students, and the general buzz and hum of the place had pleased and tickled the little woman, even when her luck was down and she had not wherewithal to pay her bill.
There was a whisper of the pervading Bohemian character in the nomadic nature of the service and its curious races of plates and dishes; but the noble Refrigerator, infinitely better than plate or porcelain, made it superb.
Some of these Bohemians were of an irritable temperament, as constantly soured and vexed by two mental trials: the first, the consciousness that they had never got enough out of the public; the second, the consciousness that the public were admitted into the building.
The community of Mountain Brook has a unique, quaint personality, and our Grand Bohemian boutique hotel concept fits perfectly within the upscale destination," said Mr.
BOHEMIANS have announced the club will celebrate its 125th year with an exhibition match at Dalymount Park on Sunday, September 6 with all proceeds going to suicide and self-harm charity Pieta House.
The ONE has some fantastic summer pieces to create a glamorous and efflorescent style for your living room with bunches of wild blooms, gold and silver accents, sumptuous textures and glitzy-mirrored pieces -- bohemian grandeur at its very best.
Bianca's fascination with Tarot as an art form and Bohemian culture has driven her to hone her Tarot skills in a very exclusive, insightful, and captivating way.
With its Moroccan print it is ever so slightly bohemian but won't leave you feeling like you''re in hippie fancy dress.
Not only are the trips educational and incredibly fun, but they also inspire some of our favorite beers, including the Bohemian Pilsner.
While they are no rules when it comes to decorating the home according to the Bohemian trend, it is essential that homeowners get creative and think outside the box in order to get this style just right.