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The Spiritual Geography of Greenwich Village, 1912–1920

in Bohemia in America, 1858-1920

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760836
eISBN:
9780804772549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760836.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Between 1910 and 1920, Greenwich Village in New York City became increasingly synonymous with Bohemia. In 1913, Hutchins Hapgood declared that “the New Bohemia...is an attitude of temperament ... ... More


Bohemia in America, 1858-1920

Joanna Levin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760836
eISBN:
9780804772549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760836.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This book explores the construction and emergence of “Bohemia” in American literature and culture. Simultaneously a literary trope, a cultural nexus, and a socio-economic landscape, la vie bohème ... More


On the Crisis of the Underground and a Politics of Intractable Plurality

Todd F. Tietchen

in Cubalogues: Beat Writers in Revolutionary Havana

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035208
eISBN:
9780813039633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035208.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter depicts the life and work of Harold Cruse—who has not typically been affiliated with the Beats on either coast, but nonetheless serves as a telling example of this geographically ... More


Village Voices: The Ink Pot (1916); Open Vistas (1925); The New Cow (1927); The Village Magazine (1910, 1920, 1925); The Greenwich Villager (1921–2, 1933–4)

Stephen Rogers

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers a range of ‘Village Voices’ that attempted to keep alive the spirit of artistic revolt in the magazines of the 1910s into the period of the 1920s. These include The Greenwich ... More


“Where Else but Greenwich Village?”: Taking Sexual Liberties, 1910s–1920s

Leigh Ann Wheeler

in How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks into the intimate lives of the men and women who founded the early American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), including Crystal Eastman, and Roger Baldwin and his wife Madeleine ... More


“The World Was on Fire”: Making New York City Subcultures

Ruth Feldstein

in How It Feels to Be Free: Black Women Entertainers and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195314038
eISBN:
9780199344819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314038.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter considers the backgrounds of Makeba, Simone, Lincoln, Carroll, and Tyson, and explores the worlds that they moved into as their careers ascended. They were part of interracial ... More


Anti-Epithalamion

James Dempsey

in The Tortured Life of Scofield Thayer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049267
eISBN:
9780813050096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049267.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter concerns the marriage of Bryher (Winifred Ellerman) to Robert McAlmon in the winter of 1921. Bryher was a wealthy lesbian, and this was very much a marriage of convenience for both. ... More


Learning Class

Dalton Conley

in Honky

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520215863
eISBN:
9780520921733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215863.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The author relates his experience at a new school, P.S. 41, which was situated only a couple of miles from where Rahim was murdered. It stood in Greenwich Village, an upscale neighborhood but one ... More


Theodore Dreiser on Monogamy, Varietism, and “This Matter of Marriage, Now”

Clare Virginia Eby

in Until Choice Do Us Part: Marriage Reform in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226085661
eISBN:
9780226085975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226085975.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Theodore Dreiser’s portrayal of marriage in The “Genius” (1915), inspired by his marriage to Sara White, is both scabrous and infamous. An anti-vice campaign to suppress the novel inspired a ... More


Further Developments, 1957–1958

Ronald D. Cohen and Rachel Clare Donaldson (eds)

in Roots of the Revival: American and British Folk Music in the 1950s

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038518
eISBN:
9780252096426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038518.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes the folk music scene from 1957 to 1958. It discusses the emergence of the Kingston Trio that energized the folk revival; folk festivals and recordings; the continued popularity ... More


The Avant-Garde in the Village: Rogue (1915)

Deborah Longworth

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the history of Rogue, a coterie magazine that gave voice to the cultural tastes and artistic ideals of supporters of the avant-garde. Rogue's blend of journalistic columns, ... More


Burton Lane: Born: February 2, 1912, New York, New York Born: February 2, 1912, New York, New York Died: January 5, 1997, New York, New York

Steven Suskin

in Show Tunes: The Songs, Shows, and Careers of Broadway’s Major Composers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195314076
eISBN:
9780199852734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314076.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter looks at the work of Burton Lane. It starts with a long commentary of his career, and this is followed by information on productions, with data and song details. Lane began his musical ... More


The Hawk

Dalton Conley

in Honky

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520215863
eISBN:
9780520921733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215863.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The author describes himself as a part-time, after-school honky, returning to the projects on the school bus each afternoon while most of his classmates at P.S. 41 sauntered home through safe ... More


Woody Guthrie Emerges

Ronald D. Cohen

in Depression Folk: Grassroots Music and Left-Wing Politics in 1930s America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628813
eISBN:
9781469628837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628813.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

Folk music’s exposure, publications, and left-wing ties increased through 1937. The Popular Front, with its focus on the folk arts, melded with the New Deal’s cultural programs. John and Alan Lomax, ... More


Organic Marriage in the Life Writings of Neith Boyce and Hutchins Hapgood

Clare Virginia Eby

in Until Choice Do Us Part: Marriage Reform in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226085661
eISBN:
9780226085975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226085975.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Here I examine the productive conflicts between novelist and playwright Neith Boyce and journalist and urban ethnographer Hutchins Hapgood. The couple balanced the autonomy necessary for writing and ... More


Great God Aʼmighty! The Dixie Hummingbirds: Celebrating the Rise of Soul Gospel Music

Jerry Zolten

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152722
eISBN:
9780199849536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152722.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

From the Jim Crow world of 1920s Greenville, South Carolina, to Greenwich Village's Café Society in the 1940s, to their 1974 Grammy-winning collaboration on “Loves Me Like a Rock,” the Dixie ... More


The Motor in the Soul: Isadora Duncan’s Solo Dance

Carrie J. Preston

in Modernism's Mythic Pose: Gender, Genre, Solo Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199766260
eISBN:
9780190252847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199766260.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter positions Isadora Duncan as an instigator of modernism by reading her choreography, movement techniques, and the political manifestos she danced. It argues that Duncan combined solo ... More


Eugene O'Neill's America: Desire Under Democracy

John Diggins

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226148809
eISBN:
9780226148823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148823.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

In the face of seemingly relentless American optimism, Eugene O'Neill's plays reveal an America many would like to ignore, a place of seething resentments, aching desires, and family tragedy, where ... More


Bachelor Girls

Alice Fahs

in Out on Assignment: Newspaper Women and the Making of Modern Public Space

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807834961
eISBN:
9781469602561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869031_fahs.7
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on Marie Manning of the New York Journal, Olivia Dunbar of the New York World, and Neith Boyce of the New York Commercial Advertiser, who all lived at the Judson Hotel on ... More


The Flea from Tangier

Christoph Irmscher

in Max Eastman: A Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300222562
eISBN:
9780300227758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222562.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Max Eastman secretly marries the brilliant activist and artist Ida Rauh (1877–1970), who introduces him to socialism. A honeymoon trip takes the couple to Europe, where an annoying flea Max picks up ... More


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