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Playboys of the Eastern World: Synge's Bohemian Tinkers and Pre‐Celtic Islanders

Mary Burke

in 'Tinkers': Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveller

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566464
eISBN:
9780191721670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566464.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The third chapter argues that in his prose, erstwhile Paris resident Synge drew both from the tradition of Ireland’s ‘Eastern’ roots and fin-de-siècle bohemianism in depicting ‘instinctively’ ... More


THEMATIC THREADS

LLOYD WHITESELL

in The Music of Joni Mitchell

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195307993
eISBN:
9780199864003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307993.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter takes a sweeping view of poetic themes, focusing on a favorite thematic preoccupation — personal freedom — as explored by way of potent symbols of confinement, the journey quest, ... More


The Commercial Institutionalization of the Rock Club in New York

Fabian Holt

in Everyone Loves Live Music: A Theory of Performance Institutions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226738406
eISBN:
9780226738680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226738680.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines evolving models of the rock club within the wider process of gentrification in New York City. It argues that different models of the rock club have evolved in the city’s ... More


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


The Bohemian

Andrew Nestingen

in The Cinema of Aki Kaurismäki: Contrarian Stories

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165594
eISBN:
9780231850414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165594.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines bohemianism in Aki Kaurismäki's cinema, and identifies the use of bohemianism trope in the Kaurismäki discourse. The term bohemianism has its roots in 1830's Paris, in which the ... 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


The Elusive Anarchist Aesthetic

Richard Porton

in Film and the Anarchist Imagination: Expanded Second Edition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043338
eISBN:
9780252052217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043338.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the anarchist aesthetic. All of the leading anarchist figures joined forces with influential figures from the arts. And members of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries' ... More


Barber Street

Grace Elizabeth Hale

in Cool Town: How Athens, Georgia, Launched Alternative Music and Changed American Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469654874
eISBN:
9781469654898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654874.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

As the 1980s opened, the UGA art school taught that anyone could be an artist, and punk and other new music broadcast on the radio announced anything could be a musician. These ideas eroded the ... 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


“A Place to Be Out”: Playing at the Faire

Rachel Lee Rubin

in Well Met: Renaissance Faires and the American Counterculture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771389
eISBN:
9780814738108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771389.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the Renaissance faire as a venue for sexual liberation and antiestablishment cultural politics. As early as 1966, the New York Times addressed the Pleasure Faire's atmosphere ... More


Bruno’s Bohemia: Greenwich Village (1915); Bruno’s Chap Books (1915–16); Bruno’s Weekly (1915–16); Bruno’s (1917); Bruno’s Bohemia (1918); Bruno’s Review (1919); Bruno’s Review of Two Worlds (1920–2)

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/9780199545810.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on the magazines that were produced by Guido Bruno (1884–1942), known as the ‘Barnum of Bohemia’, who used ‘little magazines’ as a form of cultural exchange in New York during ... More


The Beau Monde

Rohan McWilliam

in London's West End: Creating the Pleasure District, 1800-1914

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198823414
eISBN:
9780191862120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823414.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 3 explores the world of elite leisure in both its high and low forms to uncover how the aristocracy continued to shape the West End in the first half of the nineteenth century. This chapter ... More


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