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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.]
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s bohemia where bohemian cultures have traditionally grown--in the fine-art world, literary circles, the theater, and in the subcultural lairs of live music.
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