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Race, Place and Cultural Production in Carmel-by-the-Sea

Geneva M. Gano

in The Little Art Colony and US Modernism: Carmel, Provincetown, Taos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439756
eISBN:
9781474490955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439756.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Carmel-by-the-Sea, a newly developed artist’s village located on the central California coast, claimed for itself the title of the first year-round little art colony in the nation, one that boasted ... More


Introduction

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/9780804760836.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The romance of Bohemia in France was popularized and largely invented by Henri Murger in the mid-nineteenth century. A decade later, Bohemianism reached the United States courtesy of a group of ... More


The “Vault at Pfaff's”: Whitman, Bohemia, and the Saturday Press

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/9780804760836.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Bohemianism provides an integral standpoint from which to view the development of urban life and class formation in the United States. In order to discover the first self-identified American ... More


Bret Harte, Urban Spectatorship, and the Bohemian West

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/9780804760836.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter explores how “Bohemia” figured in the early writings and careers of Bret Harte, who wrote under the pseudonym “The Bohemian” in a regular column from 1859 to 1863, and other Golden Era ... More


“A Plot to Live Around”: La Vie Bohème in Fiction, City Sketches, and Memoir

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/9780804760836.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines the stock Bohemian settings and plots in American literature and art. It explores how novels, dramas, and city sketches recycled and recontextualized Henri Murger's Scenes, ... More


Cosmopolitan Bohemias

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/9780804760836.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

As the nineteenth century drew to a close, Bohemia provided a liminal territory between the regional and the national. This expansive cultural terrain mapped and at the same time displaced the divide ... More


Art, Artists, and Gentrification

Aaron Shkuda

in The Lofts of SoHo: "Gentrification, Art, and Industry in New York, 1950-1980"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226334189
eISBN:
9780226334219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226334219.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

New York’s SoHo neghborhood has become a paradigm for artist-driven urban development in former idnsutrial neighborhoods. Yet, less is understood about how artists shaped SoHo’s transition from ... 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


The Double Dealers in Bohemian New Orleans

Joanna Levin

in Bohemian South: Creating Countercultures, from Poe to Punk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631677
eISBN:
9781469631691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631677.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter chronicles New Orleans as the first Southern city widely associated with bohemianism, where the Creole heritage and the French Quarter provided one of the likeliest stand-ins for the ... More


Public Figure

C. T. McIntire

in Herbert Butterfield: Historian as Dissenter

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098075
eISBN:
9780300130089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098075.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses the time when Butterfield left Cambridge for the United States. When his three books appeared, he was far across the Atlantic visiting the Institute for Advanced Study at ... More


Bachelor girls, mistresses and the New Woman heroine

Emma Liggins

in Odd women?: Spinsters, lesbians and widows in British women's fiction, 1850s–1930s

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087561
eISBN:
9781781706855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087561.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Myths of the spinster as asexual, barren and dowdy are challenged in the second chapter, by an exploration of the figure of the New Woman or bachelor girl, and the alternative glamorous identity of ... More


Nebraska, New England, New York: Mapping the Foreground of Willa Cather and Edith Lewis’s Creative Partnership

Melissa J. Homestead

in The Only Wonderful Things: The Creative Partnership of Willa Cather & Edith Lewis

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190652876
eISBN:
9780190652906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190652876.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter describes Edith Lewis’s family history, childhood, and education as a background to her first meeting with Willa Cather in Lincoln, Nebraska, in 1903. Because of Lewis’s deeply rooted ... More


The New Jerusalem and the Rue Vavin: Urban Space, Economic Exchange, and Gendered Modernity in French Leave

Matthew L. Reznicek

in The European Metropolis: Paris and Nineteenth-Century Irish Women Novelists

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781942954323
eISBN:
9781786944320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954323.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

It is well known that Somerville and Ross were deeply influenced by the art of fin-de-siècle Paris, but little scholarship explores their representations of that city. This chapter argues that the ... More


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