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Regional 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/9780804760836.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The earliest Bohemians in the United States viewed the poetic landscapes of “Bohemia” and “Arcadia” as essentially interchangeable. Bret Harte, for instance, argued that there was little competition ... More


A Thinkers’ Network and The City Housing Corporation

Kristin E. Larsen

in Community Architect: The Life and Vision of Clarence S. Stein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702464
eISBN:
9781501706141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702464.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter focuses on Clarence Samuel Stein's collaborative approach to community design with a specific focus on the formation and initiatives of the Regional Planning Association of America ... More


The Romantic Essay and the City

Gregory Dart

in On Essays: Montaigne to the Present

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198707868
eISBN:
9780191779008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198707868.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter explores the ambivalence of the Romantic familiar essay form towards the city by looking at the two main literary tributaries that fed into it—the current of self-consciously ... More


Charles Lamb, Elia, and Essays in Familiarity

Felicity James

in On Essays: Montaigne to the Present

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198707868
eISBN:
9780191779008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198707868.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

Charles Lamb helped develop the familiar essay genre through his Essays of Elia (1823) and Last Essays (1833). Highly popular through the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, he faded from view ... More


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