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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


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


Max Weber and The Protestant Ethic: Twin Histories

Peter Ghosh

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702528
eISBN:
9780191772214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702528.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Ideas

This book presents a new portrait of Max Weber, one of the most prestigious social theorists in recent history, using his most famous work, The Protestant Ethic and the “Spirit” of Capitalism, as its ... More


Where's the Difference?: Culture, Ideology, and the Aesthetics of Nationality

Scott Spector

in Prague Territories: National Conflict and Cultural Innovation in Franz Kafka's Fin de Siecle

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520219090
eISBN:
9780520929777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219090.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter talks about Prague German culture and the city's German-speaking Jewish population. For German culture was as central to bourgeois Jewish life in Prague as Jews seemed to be to its ... More


Sanctifying the Bourgeoisie: The Cultural Work of The Comedy of Errors

Richard Strier

in The Unrepentant Renaissance: From Petrarch to Shakespeare to Milton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226777511
eISBN:
9780226777535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777535.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In this chapter, Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors is examined as a wholehearted evocation and celebration of the bourgeois life. In a world of honest, generous, and admirable merchants, money is ... More


Sociability and Acculturation in German Spas

Natalie Naimark-Goldberg

in Jewish Women in Enlightenment Berlin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113539
eISBN:
9781800340473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113539.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter assesses an unexamined aspect of the process by which enlightened Jewish women became integrated into non-Jewish European culture and society: the practice of visiting spas. Their ... More


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