Bohemianism


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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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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.
'Bohemianism is a rebellion mainly undertaken by the young bourgeois in a period of their career when they feel free from the restrictions of the social class they were born into or in which they might end up' may be his best try, but he needs the addition that these bourgeois comprise a creative, urbane group of people.
"Badge and Gone" and "I Will Be Found (Lost at Sea)" capture the singer's itinerant romantic bohemianism: "I'm a runaway train/ I'm a feather in a hurricane/ It's a long, grey game/ But, maybe that's a good thing/ 'Cause I will be found/ So, I'll keep running till my run is gone." But, in the stirring "Dear Marie," he sings about an old girlfriend and wistfully intones, "Yeah, I got that dream, but you got yourself a family."
Burroughs and inspired him with his own brand of Emersonian bohemianism, which he dubbed "The New Vision." Then, in 1944, Carr admitted to killing a man named David Kammerer, claiming that he'd been stalked.
Humberto Velez's The Fight, I argue, moves contemporary collaborative works with young people from their isolated status as new phenomena, to situate them within longer avant-garde traditions of creative-critical resistance dating from the early nineteenth century (Sell, "Bohemianism" 42; Harding 5).
In every way, he was the embodiment of 1950's literary Bohemianism. Compared with him, his contemporary and sometime friend Dylan Thomas was just another mildly beery, garrulous Welshman drooped over a bar.
As you tour the elevated bohemianism of the Left Bank to the trendy Marais and edgier Belleville, you'll discover the cosmopolitan melting pot that influences Paris design trends.
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.
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.
The Feminine Middlebrow Novel, 1920s to 1950s: Class, Domesticity and Bohemianism. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2001.
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." (31)
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. Harrell's own contribution focuses on the relationship between community building and dialect in Dunbar's Old Plantation Days.