All-night party : the women of bohemian Greenwich Village and Harlem, 1913-1930 / by Andrea Barnet.
- Standardized Title:
- Crazy New York. English
- 1st ed.
- Chapel Hill, NC : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2004.
xviii, 260 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
- New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1898-1951.
Women -- History -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York -- Women -- History -- 20th century.
Bohemianism -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Greenwich Village (New York, N.Y.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
New York (N.Y.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Women -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1898-1951.
New York (NY)
- "In the early part of the twentieth century, New York City was a hotbed of creativity and scandal. Meet the women at the heart of it. They were poets, actresses, singers, artists, journalists, publishers, baronesses, and benefactresses. They were thinkers and they were drinkers. They eschewed the social conventions expected of them - to become wives and mothers - and decided to live on their own terms. In doing so, they became the voices of a new, fierce feminine spirit."--BOOK JACKET.
Cast of characters
Introduction : Wild in pursuit
Mina Loy : a modern self-experiment
Margaret Anderson and Jane Heap : life for art's sake
Edna St. Vincent Millay : imprisoned in the personal
Entertaining Bohemia : the hostesses and their salons
Bessie Smith : 'tain't nobody's business if I do!
Ethel Waters : am I blue?
Epilogue : End of the party.
- Originally published: Crazy New York. Berlin : Edition Ebersbach, 2001.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-249) and index.
- Penn Provenance:
- Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
- Penn Chronology:
- Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
- Other format:
- Online version: Barnet, Andrea. Crazy New York. English. All-night party.
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