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Bohemians : a graphic history

Author: Paul BuhleDavid BergerHilary AllisonMatt HowarthSabrina JonesAll authors
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Verso, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The nineteenth-century countercultures that came to define the bohemian lifestyle spanned both sides of the Atlantic, ranging from Walt Whitman to Josephine Baker, and from Gertrude Stein to Thelonius Monk. Bohemians is the graphic history of this movement and its illustrious figures, recovering the utopian ideas behind millennial communities, and covering the rise of Greenwich Village, the multiracial and radical
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Genre/Form: Comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Buhle; David Berger; Hilary Allison; Matt Howarth; Sabrina Jones; Peter Kuper; David Lasky; Sharon Rudahl; Spain, (Cartoonist)
ISBN: 9781781682616 1781682615
OCLC Number: 854613882
Description: xii, 228 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Bohemians and Utopians. Where Bohemia began / Summer McClinton [script: Paul Buhle] --
Utopias and free lovers / Lisa Lyons [script: Luisa Cetti, David Berger] --
Queen of Bohemia / Sharon Rudahl [adapted from a story by David Berger] --
Ch. 2. Walt Whitman. First impressions / Sabrina Jones --
"Crossing Brooklyn Ferry" / Sabrina Jones [and Walt Whitman] --
Ch. 3. Victorian Bohemia. The amazing tale of Victoria Woodhull / Sharon Rudahl --
Oscar Wilde in America / Ellen Lindner --
Those Bohemian immigrants : Germans and Jews / David Lasky [writer: Paul Buhle] --
Trilbymania / Sharon Rudahl --
Ch. 4. Village days. The masses / Rebecca Migdal --
Mabel Dodge / Matt Howarth [script: Paul Buhle] --
Arturo Giovannitti : Bohemian rebel, labor champion, and poet / Steve Stiles [text: Luisa Cetti] --
Ch. 5. Art and the artist. The frowning prophet and the smiling revolutionary : modern art arrives in New York / Dan Steffan --
Claude McKay / Lance Tooks --
Ch. 6. Outward bound. Henry Miller and his Bohemian wheel / Spain Rodriguez [story: Joel Schechter] --
The sex boys / Matt Howarth [script: Paul Buhle] --
Modicot / Spain Rodriguez and Jay Kinney [story by Joel Schechter] --
Carl Van Vehten / Hilary Allison --
Les salons de Paris / Anne Timmons [script by Trina Robbins] --
Josephine Baker : a walk in my dancing shoes / Afua Richardson [script by David Berger] --
Ch. 7. Bringing Bohemia home. Howard "Stretch" Johnson / Milton Knight --
55 years : the story of Woody Guthrie / Jeffrey Lewis --
Strange fruit / Sharon Rudahl --
Katherine and Pearl : revolutionaries of twentieth-century dance / Lance Tooks --
Ch. 8. Bohemians and hipsters. Bebop / Nick Thorkelson --
Modern dance : radicals bringing Bohemia to the people / Lance Tooks [words: David Berger] --
Limbo / Peter Kuper --
Ch. 9. The look back. Pekar and Crumb in Cleveland / Mark Crilley.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Buhle and David Berger with Luisa Cetti ; introduction by Paul Buhle.
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