begins in a real topography: the Rive Gauche of Paris that comes to be associated (accurately or not) with gypsies and other putative Central European immigrants and whose low rents were attractive to impoverished artists.
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
Courtney commented towards the end of Odell's life that "his reminiscences would be valuable, for they embrace the whole period during which the change from Bohemianism
has gradually occurred" (263-64).
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.
The logic of critiquing the Beats' Bohemianism
is well established, perhaps most clearly articulated in Richard Hofstadter's classic study, Anti-Intellectualism in American Life:
The cult of spoiled bohemianism
that has given [Ellis] his propers--the almost insolent daring, the excess even--has given way to a dull, stricken, under-medicated nonstory that goes nowhere.
during the 19th century, considering Bohemianism
to be important only after it exploded in Greenwich Village in the 1910s.
Concentrating mainly on Synge's "best-known prose work, The Aran Islands," Burke's third chapter proposes that Revival antipathy towards British and bourgeois culture reinforced the tinker-making Synge's investment in two phenomena: the mythohistorical tradition that the Irish possess archaic Oriental roots; and the Continental European fascination with artistic, Gypsy-inflected bohemianism
Desputin's drooping companion, propped up behind a glass of absinthe, represents women, many of them in Degas' very neighborhood, caught in ill-fitting bohemianism
, absinthe not withstanding, for as Oscar Wilde put it, "After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were.
That suggestion has not entirely gone away, and if it ever comes to pass, the effect on the character of the area, with its prosperous bohemianism
, could be dramatic.